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Ear blockade after the flight - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi, my ears are blocked after flight.
User :   can u advise me any medicine
Doctor :   Ok, this is not worrisome
User :   :)
Doctor :   You actually need to do one procedure
Doctor :   to relive from the fullness of the ears
User :   okie
Doctor :   Just pinch the nostrils of the nose and mouth and try to blow out very slowly
Doctor :   Do it repeatedly and do not force the air out
Doctor :   suddenly you may injure the ear drum
Doctor :   I hope you do not have cold or cough or sorethroat
User :   i am doing it
User :   i have sorethroat
Doctor :   Ok, do warm water with salt gargles
User :   the fullness is there for two days now
User :   will do that
Doctor :   Ok then it could be because of the fluid in the auditory tube
Doctor :   It takes some time to slowly absorb the fluid
Doctor :   since you have sorethroat it takes another 2 to 3 days
User :   the time i boarded the flighr, i felt the pressure and very slight pain
Doctor :   but you can slowly blow out
User :   from then my ears r blocked
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   It takes sometime for it to clear
User :   thank u
Doctor :   and there is no medicine to reduce it immediately
User :   can u suggest me easy ways to maintain teeth whiteness and to avoid food stains on teeth
User :   like something which i can do at home
Doctor :   Oral hygiene is very important
Doctor :   Brushing the teeth twice a day
User :   m doing it
Doctor :   Flossing is done at least once a day
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco or pan etc?
User :   ok, from any ordinary thread can flossing be done
User :   i do not drink or smoke
User :   i have only bad habit of starting my day with cup of tea
User :   and eat quite a lot of dark chocolate
Doctor :   Do not do with ordinary thread
Doctor :   There are plaquers available in the market
Doctor :   Walnut powder can help in whitening the teeth
Doctor :   Eat strawberries
User :   strawberries are way too expensive :)
Doctor :   Some lemon drops over the tooth brush
Doctor :   and rub
Doctor :   Lemon is cheaper
Doctor :   Do you have any other questions?
User :   no thank u
User :   have a good day
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me today
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   byeeeee
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