Do you have persistent ear pressure pain? Or, do you feel that something is putting pressure on your eardrum? Maybe you’re experiencing ear pressure as if you’re diving too deep into a pool or taking off on a flight from Houston.
These symptoms indicate that you could be suffering from ear barotrauma or ear fullness. To ensure that you don’t suffer permanent ear impairment, you need to how to get rid of this unpleasant pressure in your ears.
Another reason why you should get checked by the right doctor is that the pressure sensation you feel in your ears could cause your eardrum to rupture or hearing loss. A general physician may not be able to help your ear problems, where an ENT doctor specializes in these areas. The good news is that if you act quickly, your hearing can be restored. Hearing loss due to barotrauma is a reversible condition.
Here’s an explanation of the causes of barotrauma or ear pressure problems.
Pressure in your ears can be extremely uncomfortable and even disorienting. You may feel terrible sensations that you want to get rid of immediately. However, once you know what causes this ear discomfort, you’ll be able to seek help promptly. Here are some common causes of ear pressure:
Please contact us today. You can also book an assessment to have your ear condition reviewed. Houston Sinus & Allergy offers many treatments and procedures to fix your ear problems. Patients come from all over Houston, TX, Cypress/Jersey Village, Tomball, TX and its surrounding areas.
Dr. Cong Thu (CT) Nguyen is a Board Certified Ear, Nose and Throat – Head and Neck Surgeon who has extensive training and experience in the diseases of the ears, nose and throat. His special clinical interests include sinus diseases, snoring disorders, allergy treatment and image guided functional endoscopic sinus surgery. He has 15+ years experience as a leading ENT expert and has helped hundreds of people get relief from their nasal & sinus conditions.
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