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I have the flu and I've been very sensitive to sound and feel a pressure in my ear like when you yawn or try to sing high notes, what can it be?

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Dr. Kathryn Dobbs
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In brief: Ear pressure

You could have fluid behind your ear drum called an effusion which can cause the sensitivity to sound and pressure You might consider trying a decongestant such as Guaifenesin and pseudoephedrine.
If it becomes painful or you notice pus, you should be seen.

In brief: Ear pressure

You could have fluid behind your ear drum called an effusion which can cause the sensitivity to sound and pressure You might consider trying a decongestant such as Guaifenesin and pseudoephedrine.
If it becomes painful or you notice pus, you should be seen.
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