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I have had clogged ears with pressure for 9 days (with a cold)cannot unclog my ears- no pain just pressure and its harder to hear. What should I do?

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Dr. Philip Miller
Family Medicine

In brief: Congestion

use a 12 hours nasal decongestant spray for only 2-3 days( Afrin.
Dristan. generic) and additionally Nasal saline ( every 3-4 hours for 1 week. Try over the counter low dose Sudafed- 2 tab every 6 hours for 3-4 days then stop,. Never use Nasal decongestant Spray for more than 2-3 days.If not improved-get examined.

In brief: Congestion

use a 12 hours nasal decongestant spray for only 2-3 days( Afrin.
Dristan. generic) and additionally Nasal saline ( every 3-4 hours for 1 week. Try over the counter low dose Sudafed- 2 tab every 6 hours for 3-4 days then stop,. Never use Nasal decongestant Spray for more than 2-3 days.If not improved-get examined.
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