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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi doctor
Doctor :   Hello
User :   i am xxxx
Doctor :   I'm
User :   i live in xxxx
Doctor :   How can i help you?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i have a problem i think with my ear..when i breathe air passes through my ear in and out. its the left ear. there is no pain or anything..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but it looks unusual
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
User :   the other ear is ok..but the left one since 2 days i feel this
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Can you feel the air coming out of your ear?
User :   i think so..when i close my nose and just blow the air through the ears i fell the ear drum pushed
Doctor :   Do you have any problem with hearing in the ear?
User :   no..
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have this feeling in right ear?
User :   Dr.xxxx are you there?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Please continue
User :   no..i feel it only for my left one
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   There is connection between mouth and ears
Doctor :   Which allow the waste material from the ears to come into the mouth
Doctor :   When one blow air out with mouth closed, the air flows into both the ears
User :   ya..ok
Doctor :   It is a normal phenomenon.
Doctor :   It should happen in both the ears
Doctor :   Air should enter the ears and push the ear drums out wards
User :   yes,..that's what is happening to me..when i close the nose and push the air from inside i feel the air pushing the eardrum in both the ears
Doctor :   If the air is escaping out into the open, then it could be due to
Doctor :   Any defect in th ear drum
Doctor :   Is the air escaping out of the ear?
User :   no,i dont think so because as i push the air out ,there is this feeling of holding at the drum
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   then that is fine
Doctor :   Your air drums are fine
Doctor :   In case of blocked nose, you can do it to clear the secretions from the ear.
User :   if the ear drum is torn, there should be pain right?
User :   no, i dont have any blocked nose
Doctor :   Need not be in every case, in come cases the is silent air drum damage
Doctor :   In some cases there will be no pain.
Doctor :   From your history, you are fine
Doctor :   Is there any thing else i can help you with?
User : what do you suggest me about this problem..? Is this a problem at all or its just some thing which happens like this to everyone?
Doctor :   It is not a problem.
Doctor :   It should happen to all. If it doesn't happen then it is a problem.
User :   so untill unless i have pain it ok?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Don't try to blow too hard. You might repture
Doctor :   Don't try to blow too hard. You might rupture your ear drum.
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   no i am not doing that..but its not noraml for me.. normally this happens only when i jog or run for a long time
User :   ya
User :   then both my nose used to blow in and out and i used to just yawn or chew something, then it used to be alright
Doctor :   Can you be more clear on that?
User :   i mean when i run, sometimes i used to have this feeling in both of my ears (i m sorry not nose)
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   It is a normal for air to enter ears.
Doctor :   It is done only to clear the secretions of the ears.
User :   ok..
Doctor :   Do you have any thing else, i can help you with?
User :   thats all Dr.
User :   Thank you very much
Doctor :   Did you follow what I said? Please get back to me in case of doubts.
User :   yea..i will see if it gets ok for few more days..
User :   yes..thank u
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
User :   done
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   ya..sure
User :   bye
Doctor :   Bye
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