font size

Eustachian Tube Problems (cont.)

Medical Author:
Medical Editor:
Medical Editor:

Eustachian Tube Problems At A Glance

  • The Eustachian tube connects the middle ear space to the rear of the nose near the soft palate.
  • Normally, the Eustachian tube is closed.
  • Partial or complete blockage of the Eustachian tube can cause sensations of popping, clicking, and ear fullness.
  • The Eustachian tube can become blocked from common colds or allergies.
  • Altitude changes can cause symptoms in persons with Eustachian tube problems.
  • Several maneuvers can be done to improve Eustachian tube function.

REFERENCE: MedscapeReference.com. Eustachian Tube Function.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/10/2012

Patient Comments

Viewers share their comments

Eustachian Tube Problems - Experience Question: Please describe your experience with eustachian tube problems.
Eustachian Tube Problems - Treatments Question: How was your Eustachian tube problem treated?
Eustachian Tube Problems - Altitude and Air Travel Question: Did air travel or a change in altitude cause your Eustachian tube problems? Please share your experience.
Source: MedicineNet.com
http://www.medicinenet.com/eustachian_tube_problems/article.htm

Women's Health

Find out what women really need.

advertisement
advertisement
Use Pill Finder Find it Now See Interactions

Pill Identifier on RxList

  • quick, easy,
    pill identification

Find a Local Pharmacy

  • including 24 hour, pharmacies

Interaction Checker

  • Check potential drug interactions
Search the Medical Dictionary for Health Definitions & Medical Abbreviations