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Whats it mean when ur ear hurts when u burp?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Muscle movement

You have a muscle called the levator palatini that straightens the tube between the middle ear and your throat.
When you burp it triggers that muscle to stretch & it can change the pressure across your ear drum.It would do so more often if the tube is partially blocked & and air moves through it.When it begins to bother you enough, have your ears examined.It may clear or become an ear infection

In brief: Muscle movement

You have a muscle called the levator palatini that straightens the tube between the middle ear and your throat.
When you burp it triggers that muscle to stretch & it can change the pressure across your ear drum.It would do so more often if the tube is partially blocked & and air moves through it.When it begins to bother you enough, have your ears examined.It may clear or become an ear infection
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. John Cheng
Family Medicine

In brief: It depends

In brief: It depends

Ear infection or consider eustachian tube dysfunction.
Dr. John Cheng
Dr. John Cheng
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