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    Ear echoing
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    An_267839 posted:
    I've had a cold for about a week and my right ear felt like it needed to pop. I did what I have always done and held my nose and made them pop. It hurt when my right hear popped. That night, it was throbbing so I took ibprofen. When I woke up this morning, the pain isn't there but everything is echoing inside my right ear, people talking , the tv, me talking. It's driving me nuts. My left ear keeps popping when I blow my nose but my right ear won't pop anymore. What happened?
     
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    editor_morgan responded:
    Hi there and thanks for posting,


    Here is a similar discussion where a user was experiencing echoing in their ears as well. It also contains expert content that you might find useful.

    Click here for information on Eustachian Tube Dysfunction (ETD). It goes into depth about a condition called. Patulous Eustachian Tube (PET) . People with PET often hear their own voices (autophony) or echoes.


    Ultimately, you should consult a doctor about your symptoms. The sooner you get them addressed, the sooner you will hopefully receive some relief.


    Keep us updated!





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