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Pressure in only one ear most of the time. Can a food allergy cause this?
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Dr. Richard Wachs
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Unlikely
Ear pressure is not a typical symptom of a food allergy.
I would recommend evaluation for other causes such as environmental allergies or other ENT causes.

In brief: Unlikely
Ear pressure is not a typical symptom of a food allergy.
I would recommend evaluation for other causes such as environmental allergies or other ENT causes.
Dr. Richard Wachs
Dr. Richard Wachs
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Dr. Thomas Klein
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Inhaled allergy
Allergy to inhaled pollen, dust, mold or pets can cause ear fluid build up behind the ear drum, also called serous otitis media (som).
Som could lead to infection of the ear and hearing loss. Food allergy can cause som but usually som is not due to food allergy.

In brief: Inhaled allergy
Allergy to inhaled pollen, dust, mold or pets can cause ear fluid build up behind the ear drum, also called serous otitis media (som).
Som could lead to infection of the ear and hearing loss. Food allergy can cause som but usually som is not due to food allergy.
Dr. Thomas Klein
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Dr. John Cheng
Family Medicine
In brief: Yes
Try to figure out what foods or ingredients that may be causing this and either remove them from your diet or simply taking a zyrtec or Claritin (loratadine) may help out.
It may also be eustachian tube dysfunction.

In brief: Yes
Try to figure out what foods or ingredients that may be causing this and either remove them from your diet or simply taking a zyrtec or Claritin (loratadine) may help out.
It may also be eustachian tube dysfunction.
Dr. John Cheng
Dr. John Cheng
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