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My ear is popping. It pops every 5 or 6 seconds to every 30 seconds, and is really annoying, what should I do?

My ear is popping. It pops every 5 or 6 seconds to every 30 seconds, and is really annoying, what should I do?

Ear: Thats probably your eustachian tube which may indicate you are the onset of a cold or having allergies. Possibly may be ear wax as well. You could try taking an otc antihistamine if you have allergies, but should also see an ENT for a good look and possibly a hearing test to look at Eustachian tube issues ...Read more

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I irrigated by sinuses and the saline went to my ear, now my ear is popping and hurting?

I irrigated by sinuses and the saline went to my ear, now  my ear is popping and hurting?

Fluid in ear: Ask your primary doctor before following any advice here. An over the counter nasal decongestant spray like afrin will usually help to drain te fluid from the ear through the eustachen tube located in te back of your nose. ...Read more

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My ear is popping and pressure, can I wait 2-3 days to see a doctor?

My ear is popping and pressure, can I wait 2-3 days to see a doctor?

Eustacian Tubes: Could be eustachian tube dysfunction which is very common. An unequal release of pressure between the inner ear and outside often due to a cold or allergies. If pain worsens or hearing decreases please see your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Been 1 week with fluid behind eardrum with feeling of fullness and reduced hearing. Now ear is popping when I yawn. Good sign?

Been 1 week with fluid behind eardrum with feeling of fullness and reduced hearing. Now ear is popping when I yawn. Good sign?

Possibly....: Ear popping with swallowing or yawning signals pressure equalization between inner and out ear. While annoying, this problem usually isn't serious. Rarely, if it persists and worsens, it can lead to a perforated eardrum, an acute ear infection, and even loss of hearing. Be sure to see your doctor if you develop fever, severe ear pain, or drainage from an ear. ...Read more

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My right side ear is popping and hits me since 3 months ago. The doctor removed a skin from my ear drum. Still I have the same symptoms ?

My right side ear is popping and hits me since 3 months ago. The doctor removed a skin from my ear drum. Still I have the same symptoms ?

Recheck: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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My wife is just coming out of the flu symptoms with severe headaches and her right ear is popping with clear fluid discharging?

My wife is just coming out of the flu symptoms with severe headaches and  her right ear is popping with clear fluid discharging?

Needs to be seen: It looks like your wife needs to be examined by a physician as soon as possible. If she has high fever, confusion or neck stiffness she probably needs to be seen immediately. ...Read more

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I'm a bit congested and my ear is popping and hurts. Could this be from my scar tissue from ear infections as a child?

I'm a bit congested and my ear is popping and hurts. Could this be from my scar tissue from ear infections as a child?

Ear pain: Your ear popping and pain may not be related to your childhood experience.. More than likely you have fluid in your ears from eithera cold or allergies. Consult an ear doctor to rule out an infection. ...Read more

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Why my ears always popping and feel stopped up?

Why my ears always popping and feel stopped up?

Nasal congestion: Your ears congestion is likely related to nasal congestion and this can be from nasal allergies or sinus disease. Consult an allergist or ENT for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more