Clogged ears can occur due to increased buildup of fluids, loud sounds, foreign objects in ears, head trauma, changes in air pressure, and ear infections. The common symptoms are ear pain, a feeling of fullness in the ears, decreased hearing, and dizziness. It can be managed by doing Valsalva maneuver, steam inhalation, using ear drops, and taking medications.
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Query: Hello doctor, I am a 44 year old female, mother of 2, 165 cm tall and 75 kg weight. Two months ago, I fell ill with a bad flu (may have been also an acute viral infection) with high temp (39 degrees), probable inflammation in the sinuses, nose, and throat and sinuses pain. The first antibiotic (Klac... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The clogging of ears and ringing sensation (tinnitus) are probably due to accumulation of fluid in your middle ear post eustachian tube blockage, as a result of the upper respiratory tract infection you had had previously, a condition known as serous otitis media. I su... Read Full »