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Can you fly with ear infection?
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Dr. Scott Rickert
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Not recommended
Ear infections are inflammatory processes so flying and changing pressure in flight will most likely cause a great deal of pain.
It can also cause the inflammation to worse, possibly cause the ear drum to rupture or cause further local damage. If you have questions definitely see a specialist.

In brief: Not recommended
Ear infections are inflammatory processes so flying and changing pressure in flight will most likely cause a great deal of pain.
It can also cause the inflammation to worse, possibly cause the ear drum to rupture or cause further local damage. If you have questions definitely see a specialist.
Dr. Scott Rickert
Dr. Scott Rickert
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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes but wouldn't
You can fly with an ear infection but there is a significant chance that you will have severe ear pain or rupture of the ear drum on descent.

In brief: Yes but wouldn't
You can fly with an ear infection but there is a significant chance that you will have severe ear pain or rupture of the ear drum on descent.
Dr. Patrick Melder
Dr. Patrick Melder
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