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I blew my nose very hard I was always taught not to suck in and everytime I would get a cold I would get an ear infection from sucking in now all over done is blow my nose and I can't really hear out of my right ear there is no pain I just can't hear

Doctor's Assistant: Do you have a fever? Do you have any other existing medical conditions?

No I do have a cold that started with a sore throat than it went away and went to my nose I believe it's a head cold but not being able to hear concerns me

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Health Professional: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor (MD) replied 9 months ago
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Health Professional: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor (MD) replied 9 months ago

This is likely due to eustachian tube dysfunction due to strong blowing. This would become normal. Following may be helpful;

1) Decongestants; Sudafed (over the counter)

2) Antihistamines; Chlorpheniramine (Singlet) has best result and available without prescription

3) Steroids; prescription drugs.

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