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What actually is eustachian tube dysfunction and its symptom? Could it be cured?

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Dr. Farhad Sigari
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: ET tube not opening

Et dysfunction occurs usually because the tube that aerates the area behind you eardrum into your nasopharynx is blocked for some reason or another. The cure depends on the reason it is blocked.
Cogestion from sinus disease, allergies, large or infected adenoids can cause it. If it is bothersome consider an ENT visit.

In brief: ET tube not opening

Et dysfunction occurs usually because the tube that aerates the area behind you eardrum into your nasopharynx is blocked for some reason or another. The cure depends on the reason it is blocked.
Cogestion from sinus disease, allergies, large or infected adenoids can cause it. If it is bothersome consider an ENT visit.
Dr. Farhad Sigari
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Dr. Merle Loudon
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric

In brief: Yes

The tensor vili palatini muscle helps open the eustachain tube.
When the eustachian tube will not open fluid collects in the middle ear. This causes an infection in young children where tubes are put in the ears to relieve the swelling of the tympanic membrane. However, the real cause is the pressure from the tm condyle which pushes against the posterior of the glenoid fossa. Building up the.

In brief: Yes

The tensor vili palatini muscle helps open the eustachain tube.
When the eustachian tube will not open fluid collects in the middle ear. This causes an infection in young children where tubes are put in the ears to relieve the swelling of the tympanic membrane. However, the real cause is the pressure from the tm condyle which pushes against the posterior of the glenoid fossa. Building up the.
Dr. Merle Loudon
Dr. Merle Loudon
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