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Could antipyrine benzocaine ear drops help cracking and popping in the ears due to fliud ?

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In brief: No

Fluid in the middle ear is behind the ear drum. The antipyrine drops are instilled into the ear canal and only anesthetize the outer side of the ear drum, which would help the pain of an acute ear infection.
They would have no effect on fluid on the other side of the eardrum.

In brief: No

Fluid in the middle ear is behind the ear drum. The antipyrine drops are instilled into the ear canal and only anesthetize the outer side of the ear drum, which would help the pain of an acute ear infection.
They would have no effect on fluid on the other side of the eardrum.
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