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The past two days I have been having trouble with my ear

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HI ! The past two days I have been having trouble with my ear drum, especially on the left side, seemingly going in and out making a thumping sound like a drum...it's very disturbing, ad I wish I knew what to do to stop it, and what's causing it. Thank you for any help or suggestions! Loretta from PA
JA: How long have you been dealing with the ear issue? Have you had any colds or flus recently?
Customer: I have been having sinus/allergy problems, but thought they were doing better... I take a Claritin daily and use Flonase nasal spray daily...
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I am supposed to have gallbladder surgery this coming Wed. Aug. 2...I am being treated for HYPERTENSION, HYPOTHYROIDISM, DEPRESSION, SYSTEMIC LUPUS, ARTHRITIS, SJOGRENS, PCOS ...
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 2 months ago.

Hello Loretta I'm Dr Chip

Any ear pain or sinus congestion?