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Does otosclerosis make your ear feel plugged tge same way fluid does?

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Dr. Harold Kim
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Sometimes

People often confuse hearing loss with ear fullness/plugging.
Furthermore, otosclerosis can affect your inner ear sometimes producing a process called endolymphatic hydrops. This itself can produce the sensation of ear fullness.

In brief: Sometimes

People often confuse hearing loss with ear fullness/plugging.
Furthermore, otosclerosis can affect your inner ear sometimes producing a process called endolymphatic hydrops. This itself can produce the sensation of ear fullness.
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Dr. Jed Kwartler
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Otosclerosis

Yes, that feeling of plugging, like having cotton in the ear, is a common symptom of patients with hearing loss.

In brief: Otosclerosis

Yes, that feeling of plugging, like having cotton in the ear, is a common symptom of patients with hearing loss.
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