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Hello! I'm a teen and i'm not sick this has been happening for a while every time I blow my nose my ears pop and it hurts...

Hello! I'm a teen and i'm not sick this has been happening for a while every time I blow my nose my ears pop and it hurts...

More likely pressure: You likely had an unnoticed closure of your eustachian tube that reopened to allow some air into your middle ear space.But this should not produce continuing pain. An office exam can separate the issues that will self correct vs the possibility of an ear infection that needs treatment. ...Read more

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Treating a Nose Bleed (Checklist)

Begin with compression at the front of the nose
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Consider a gentle packing of the nose
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If continuous or frequent, seek emergency help
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My ears are popping and I feel dizzy and off balance whenever I blow my nose. Headache round left temple. Any advice! ?

My ears are popping and I feel dizzy and off balance whenever I blow my nose. Headache round left temple. Any advice! ?

Middle ear effusion: You may have a blocked eustachian tube causing a collection of fluid in your middle ear which could cause your symptoms. Also significant ear infection could also be causing your symptoms (along with a host of other possible diagnoses) Best to see your doctor for an evaluation. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck and get checked out soon. Dr R ...Read more

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What could be the cause of blood in mucus when I blow my nose with ear popping?

What could be the cause of blood in mucus when I blow my nose with ear popping?

Congestion: Try nasal saline mist/rinse to thin the secretions and moisturizer the nasal passages. If it persists, see your physician. ...Read more

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Treating a Nose Bleed (Checklist)

Sit upright
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Pinch nose
15 Min, Once for 1 day
Use a nasal decongestant
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I have a sore throat it feels real swollen and burns my ears hurt and I can't blow my nose cuz my throat will hurt.

I have a sore throat it feels real swollen and burns my ears hurt and I can't blow my nose cuz my throat will hurt.

See a doctor: This sounds as if you may have a viral URI, in which case your symptoms can be managed with OTC meds. Best to see a doctor and make sure this is not Strep throat. Best wishes and hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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When my ears pop the room spins visually and I completely lose balance. what could this be? It started two years ago and time I blew my nose too hard.

When my ears pop the room spins visually and I completely lose balance. what could this be? It started two years ago and time I blew my nose too hard.

Don'tDriveIfYouGetIt: Now, you don't mean to say that you've been stumbling around like this for the last two years, right? Driving. Swimming. Bathing. Changing the tiles on your roof? Anyway, it's due to an imbalance in the inner ear. In your case you blew air into it. If you still get those symptoms, blowing your nose or not, get yourself checked by an ENT specialist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Treating a Nose Bleed (Checklist)

Elevate the head
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Apply pressure to the bleeding area
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Use a cool mist humidifier daily in winter for prevention
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