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    Old 01-31-2012, 03:34 PM   #1
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    ear fullness only when lying down?

    Does anyone know what the cause of ear fullness/some sharp pains only while lying down could be?

    Seems like every night when I get ready for bed, I lay down and after a while my one ear will feel full, then the other, then it might go away for a bit, and then come back. The next morning when I wake up, it's gone... only to come back later that night once I lay down again. This has been going on for four days. When it gets full, I take a decongestant or nasal spray, it might help for a little bit, but then the fullness comes right back.

    I also seem to wake up with a stuffy nose in one nostril, and throughout the day I can feel "something" in my throat when I swallow, like I have postnasal drip. I attribute it all to sinus or allergies, but I just find it so strange that the fullness only occurs when I get in bed.

    I tried googling it, but couldn't find anyone else with the same problem

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