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Causes and tips to relieve ear block - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   ur name
Doctor :   Dr xxxxx
User :   ya i want to know y my ears are blocked frm 5 days and not yet opened
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   26
User :   not married
User :   yes dependent
User :   my parents
User :   can u tell me what shall i do to open my ears right now
User :   u there
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Hae you got running nose
User :   yes
Doctor :   even now
User :   iam suffering very much
Doctor :   Do you have discharge from the ear
User :   plz tell me how can i open my ears now
User :   help me out plz
User :   no
Doctor :   ok do yo uhave pain
Doctor :   plz answer these question
User :   ya sometimes
User :   very raely i have pain
Doctor :   Do you have pain when you yawnb
Doctor :   yawn
User :   no
Doctor :   Did the runny nose start first or the blocked ears
User :   runny first and when i remove or wash than it gets blocked
User :   i wash nose
User :   very cleanly
Doctor :   ok did you blow your nose
User :   yes
Doctor :   heavily and then the ear got blocked
User :   i do take steam
User :   yes
User :   right
Doctor :   Ok I got the point
Doctor :   You need not worry about it
Doctor :   The mucus has blocked a passage called eustachian tube that connects the ear and the nose
User :   ok
Doctor :   unless the mucus clears off slowy you have this blockage
User :   i took many tablets
Doctor :   The doctor usually recommends some drops in the nose to clear the mucus and thus clears the mucus in the eustachian tube
User :   like
Doctor :   but they are prescriptin drugs
Doctor :   which cannot be prescribed online
User :   opex laveta sinarest lyser
Doctor :   what are these
Doctor :   is it one drug or
Doctor :   many
User :   many
User :   ok cannot it get opend right ow
Doctor :   you can do one procedure called
Doctor :   Valsalva maneouvre
Doctor :   you can google it out and learn the method
User :   can u telle
Doctor :   simple that i would say is blowing the nose blocking the nsoe
User :   ya its closing ears and taking in the air
User :   i tried its not opened
Doctor :   did you pinch nose and blow it out
Doctor :   dont do it harsh
User :   blow frm mouth or wt
Doctor :   catch your nose tight and blow it out
Doctor :   through the nose
Doctor :   dont try harsh
User :   ok
Doctor :   it might be so slimy and cannot come out
Doctor :   or relieve your suffocation
User :   ok
User :   how many times i should do iand when
User :   after lunch
User :   or wt
Doctor :   try clearing them by inhaling and then gently exhaling while holding your nostrils closed and keeping your mouth shut. Repeat as necessary to relieve discomfort. If your ears are still blocked a few hours see your doctor
Doctor :   for those drops
User :   ok
Doctor :   Have you filled the Feed back form that I sent you ?
User :   ya
User :   and tell me when should i do
Doctor :   You can do any number of times but not heard
Doctor :   be gentle
Doctor :   it doesnt depend
Doctor :   on wt or food
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   Bye
User :   i can do any time
Doctor :   yes
User :   bye and thanks
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