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Forum Name: Pediatric Topics

Question: Constant Inner Ear Pressure

 lfranke - Fri Aug 12, 2005 1:28 pm


I've go a problem. For about two months now my ears have felt pressure similiar to when you fly on an airplane nearly constantly. It is driving me nuts and I have the feeling it may be a symptom of something. It is not painful, but is very irritating. I am having trouble gauging how loud I am, since I can hear myself so clearly. If I blow with my nose closed off and yawn the pressure subsides for about 20 seconds then returns. Any ideas of what is causing this? Thank you very much for any advice!
 Dr. Heba Ismail - Tue Aug 16, 2005 11:31 am

An inflammation of the inner ear could cause this, kindly go see an otolaryngologist.

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