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Can food get into the eustachian tube and what to do about

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Can food get into the eustachian tube and what to do about it

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I have never seen a case of food i the eustachian tube

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It is theoretically possible

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But very unlikely to happen

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If you suspect there is anything in your tubes, please do not try to do anything, as you may cause damage, this must be managed by an ear, nose and throat doctor

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Customer:

I was eating a cracker and it felt like it went into my ear. How soon will I know if it's a problem. I don't know if it's really in my tube dor not.

Dr. Brims :

You will know within 24 hours, with pain and severe discomfort

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In your ear

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OK Thank you.

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