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Pregnant with pressure in the ear, stuffed nose. Allergy?

Hello, I am 30 weeks pregnant and have been experiencing ear pressure for the past week. It's usually happens when I am in the car. What can it possible mean and what can I take to get read of it? My nose is also stuffed, but I am not sick , I thought maybe its an allergy, but then my my ears are in such a pressure when I drive.
Tue, 28 May 2013
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Hi,
Thanks for the query.
During pregnancy some amount of vasodilatation and increased blood volume may be seen.
But as your symptoms are non specific to pregnancy, you once consult ENT doctor and get examined to find out any possible infection.
After that depending on the examination findings you can go for treatment.
If needed you can use antibiotic drops or decongestant drops with his advice.
Opening the mouth intermittently during journey can help by decreasing the pressure the ears.
For more details you can ask me through: http://www.healthcaremagic.com/doctors/dr-sree-gouri-sr/63429
Take care.

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