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This may be due to pressure in your inner ear rather then your ear canal.
Since your GP doesn't seem to be able to figure it out I suggest you ask for a referral to an ENT specialist.
Does this make sense to you?
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Hi Dr. Rick,
I just wanted to add some symptoms and hope that maybe you can help me with something until I manage to get to an ENT doctor, or maybe so I can have something definitive to tell them.
When I try to clear my ear canal I can hear a series of popping sounds and my hearing improves for a second before clogging back up. Does that fit with pressure on my inner ear? Also, would taking antibiotics or a medicine which eliminates phlegm help at all?