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Why might I be getting a sharp pain in my ear everytime I cough or burp?

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Dr. Malinda Linn
Family Medicine
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In brief: Increase in pressure

It is possible that you have a problem with your eustachean tube not draining appropriately.
This is the tube that runs from the ear to the throat and causes a feeling of clogged ears. Coughing and burping can increase the pressure in your body and cause pain in the ear. This should be looked into further by your healthcare professional.

In brief: Increase in pressure

It is possible that you have a problem with your eustachean tube not draining appropriately.
This is the tube that runs from the ear to the throat and causes a feeling of clogged ears. Coughing and burping can increase the pressure in your body and cause pain in the ear. This should be looked into further by your healthcare professional.
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