Valsalva maneuver

What is Valsalva maneuver?

Valsalva maneuver is the maneuver in which air is blown into the middle ear cavity. This maneuver is done to check the function of ear drums.

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For the last week I have had a fever of 101.00 and a bad cough and head pressure. I have finally gotten rid of the fever, but I am nauseas and have...

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Complicated upper respiratory tract infection with sinusitis and ear block

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Can holding one's breath while lifting weights cause brain damage? There was 4-5 week period where I lifted weight 5 times a week. I held my breath...

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Holding breath more than 3 minutes causes brain damage.

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I have had 4 episodes that cause dizziness, some cause fullness or clogged ear and ringing in ear. Below are the episodes in detail:
1. About a...

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Impedance Audiogram (Tympanogram)

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