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How can I get fluid to evaporate from my inner ears? I have

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How can I get fluid to evaporate from my inner ears? I have slightly high blood pressure do I assume I can't use a decongestant! It has been in my ears for 2.5 weeks now! It comes and goes....sometimes I can't feel it at all and at others my ears feels very clogged and sometimes hurt.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 4 years ago.

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You may use sudafed for this

Dr Brims :

If they hurt it may be an ear infection

Dr Brims :

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Customer: Slyes I'm here
Customer: They only hurt when I feel the swooshing
Dr Brims :


Dr Brims :

Okay, then a decongestant like sudafed may help

Customer: Sudafed is ok? Even with high bp? 140/90
Dr Brims :

Do you take any blood pressure medication?

Customer: No. Usually my bp is around 135/85. Shoots up to 150/95 at doctOrs office due to anxiety
Dr Brims :

Then you may take it, if it rises above 160 then stop

Customer: Last time I checked it it was 139/86
Dr Brims :

And don't take it for more than 3 days

Customer: Ok thank u. So u feel Sudafed will work better than nasal spray? How long do I take it
Customer: Ok 3 days!
Dr Brims :

Yes, 3 days

Customer: Ok thank u
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