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Suggest treatment for numbness in the ear

Hi my ear has been numb after flying It cleared and after my first flight and came back during my connecting flight Today is day 4 and I m still feeling the numbness in my right ear. Prior to flying I had a flu cud it be because of the the flu Iv got an infection?
Fri, 5 Aug 2016
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I really appreciate your concern, the given symptoms here could be suggestive of some Eustachian tube block and it is the self limiting phenomenon may not need any specific treatment, steam inhalation can be tried, have some hot drink too, and stop worrying hope this information helps.
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