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Fluid in middle ear, block in the Eustachian tube - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello Doctor (:. I went to my local doctor and seen my ear. said i got some fluid behind the ear drum. He told me to go to an ENT specialist. That i will be getting ear tubes. Everytime i burp i feel that my ear drums get more stuffed. Does this mean i have fluid behind my ear?
Doctor :   it means there is a block in the eusthescian tube

User :   And what will be the remedy for that? ear tubes?
Doctor :   need to visit the ent doctor to find out what is cause for the block
Doctor :  
is it fluid or mass or pressure difference
Doctor :   once the cause is found than the treatment is advised
Doctor :  
in you case it is fluid as you already told
Doctor :  
did you suffer from sorethroat recently?

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