It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Ear, Nose & Throat Message Board

Odd ear problem (for the last week and 1/2)

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 06-28-2010, 10:48 AM   #1
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 3
theycallmej HB User
Odd ear problem (for the last week and 1/2)

Hey guys

I've come up with an odd ear problem and it just seems to be staying the same. I can't seem to get rid of this and it's been going on for the last week and 1/2. If anyone could list their opinion, please do so.

I had been swimming before the ear problem came into play and I had also seam sealed a tent using clear silicone caulk and mineral spirits. I'm not sure if either of these resulted in the ear problem or not, but that's the best I can say about what I was up to before it happened.

I have had a feeling of pressure within the ear, slight loss in hearing, a pulsating noise (my heart beat can be heard in my ear), a feeling of slight pain when I burp, and the ear has been very difficult to push air through when I do the valsalva technique in order to try to clear it (diver's use this when they swim underwater-- I've been doing it while swimming).

I can't seem to pinpoint what the problem is-- I'm trying something to drain my sinuses that was OTC and it seems to be causing mucus to come down my throat quite a bit, it feels a little thicker than usual. I can't seem to figure out what is wrong though.

Sponsors Lightbulb
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
The last 10 lbs-Need Advice Kerri87 Weight Loss 4 01-01-2009 07:43 AM
Fever & Chills and very unwell a week before period for about a year swmp Women's Health 0 07-02-2008 07:52 PM
Looking for advice!!! militarywife Birth Control 5 02-11-2007 05:38 AM
Begging For Opinions On Gall Bladder Ultrasound Debbie S. Gallbladder 1 10-05-2005 08:40 PM
contacts for dry eyes? 22ad22 Eye & Vision 25 08-22-2005 05:47 PM
cortisone shot for tail bone ladybird988 Back Problems 14 04-22-2005 08:21 PM
skipping the last week of birth control sugar pills besafe20 Birth Control 1 04-03-2005 01:54 PM
Can Exercise And Weight Loss Improve Your Spirometry Test Results ? kobeck Lung & Respiratory Disorders / COPD 9 01-12-2005 09:45 AM
Set for my consultation with Dr. Pensler (Rhinoplasty) this Friday! alltaken Cosmetic / Plastic Surgery 53 12-26-2004 03:54 PM
IUI today now for the 2ww snoozin30 Infertility 4 07-14-2003 06:47 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:50 AM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!