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Is there a faster way to get rid of fluid built up behind the eardrum besides decongestants? I have taken allegra (fexofenadine) d for one week.

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Dr. Ahmad Saab
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Blocked eustachian

Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack short course steroid maybe helpful see your doctor.

In brief: Blocked eustachian

Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack short course steroid maybe helpful see your doctor.
Dr. Ahmad Saab
Dr. Ahmad Saab
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Dr. Jon Grischkan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Pop your ears

Block your nose, close your mouth and gently exhale.
You might hear bubbling sounds. This may help clear it. Talk to your doctor about using something like afrin (oxymetazoline).

In brief: Pop your ears

Block your nose, close your mouth and gently exhale.
You might hear bubbling sounds. This may help clear it. Talk to your doctor about using something like afrin (oxymetazoline).
Dr. Jon Grischkan
Dr. Jon Grischkan
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Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
Family Medicine

In brief: Family practice

Sometimes Prednisone is needed if there is inflammation around the eustachion tube.

In brief: Family practice

Sometimes Prednisone is needed if there is inflammation around the eustachion tube.
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine

In brief: Probably not

There's reall no good way to rid yourself of the fluid.
Decongestants work best followed by steroids.

In brief: Probably not

There's reall no good way to rid yourself of the fluid.
Decongestants work best followed by steroids.
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Dr. Michael Sparacino
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