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Have fluid in ears, clogged, comes out on waking up

i have had fluid in my ears for over a month now. it seems to be my right ear more than left. i can feel fluid in my ear and when i wake up it feels like some comes out. but then later throughout the day it starts feeling like i am underwater and gets really clogged. no dizziness and its not a yellow fluid. i dont know what to do
Asked On : Thu, 18 Apr 2013
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ENT Specialist 's  Response
Fluid in ears (middle part of ear) could be becuase of poor Eustachain tube function (Tube connecting middle part of ear and back of nose). Which normally open and closes and maintain middle ear pressure same as outside pressure.
It does not function properly when there is infection in nose, In flight when due take off and landing the pressure difference causes the tube to close, if there is any swelling or mass behind the nose like enlarged adenoid or any growth , and also long term reflux from stomach can cause this.
You can see an ENT specialist and get done--
Ear examination to see the your ear drums are intact .
Get done Impedance audiometry -a test to know if there is any fluid behind your ears.
Get done nasal Endoscopy to see the part behind the nose.

Get well soon.
Answered: Thu, 18 Apr 2013
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