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I have a problem in the ear nose throat section? My ears tend to be plugged and pop off and on

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Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Very difficult

It is hard to answer the question because it is non-specific.
Popping of the ear may be a physiological phenomenon. For example, swallowing alone can almost always be felt as a popping sensation in the ear. The swallow causes the muscle that opens the eustachian tube (auditory tube) to open and gases from the back of the nose equalize pressure in the middle ear. See ENT for specific diagnosis.

In brief: Very difficult

It is hard to answer the question because it is non-specific.
Popping of the ear may be a physiological phenomenon. For example, swallowing alone can almost always be felt as a popping sensation in the ear. The swallow causes the muscle that opens the eustachian tube (auditory tube) to open and gases from the back of the nose equalize pressure in the middle ear. See ENT for specific diagnosis.
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