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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Suggest treatment for an infection in the ear

When I burp or yawn, I have been experiencing a rumbling sound in my right ear only. I did travel to Louisiana week before last. But I ve had this before. It last for at least 6 weeks. Years ago, I got water in my ears and it took months for it to go away. I ve had my ears checked by a ear, nose and throat doctor. My ears were squeaky clean. It is so annoying. Sometimes I pat on my ear and lean to my right side. The last couple of days now I just press on my ear until the fluttering stops. Three months ago, I used a ear wax cleaner, the next two days a long dried brown wax build up came out. Scared me to pieces. Thanks Doc for your advice.
Thu, 9 Oct 2014
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ENT Specialist 's  Response
hello, thanks for ur query, ear is connect by nose by et ( eusthacian tube) , whenever this tube blocked ( cold, flu, sinusitis, allergy) u feel ear block sensation, u can start decongestant tab. xyzal- d ( levocitrizine+ pseudoephidrine) one tab ya bed time for7 days, xylometazoline nasal drops 3 drops/ 3 time/1 week. valsalva manoere ( watch utube ) , chew chewing gum can be tried ,all d best. take care.
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