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Hearing echo sound in ears. Blowing has not helped much. Suggest? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 06-Jul-2013
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Doctor:Please proceed with your query
Doctor:Are you there?
User:I have my ears blocked ( I mean the nose to ear passage getting blocked) almost every day from the past 10 days. I am not having other cold symptoms. Able to hear echo in my ears)
User:I have tried blowing out my ears but that doesn't help much.
Doctor:You must do a valsalva menouver
User:Inspite of taking precautions, I still continue to face the problem every day - morning times
Doctor:You must continue to blow the ears every morning
Doctor:Also, keep your ears plugged with cotton balls
User:ok sure
Doctor:If it still persists, you need to consult an ENT specialist to look into the cause of it
User:I am not aware of valsalva menouver, where can I find the information?
Doctor:It is nothing but blowing the ears
Doctor:I am sorry the spelling is valsalva maneuver
User:ok will do the same, will nasal drops in this case?
Doctor:Yes, you could use it too
User:I am 9 weeks pregnant, can I use Otrivin drops?
Doctor:In such a case, it is better to avoid it
Doctor:Just try the valsalva maneuver
User:thanks a lot
User:will do
Doctor:Do you have more queries?
User:that's all Dr
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Bye for now
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