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Ear pain in flight
I have unbearable pain in ear while in flight mostly during takeoff and landing. What should I do. Please suggest.
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Dr. Parveen Chawla
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dear nothing doing ,just improve your chewing habits thats it
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avoid valsalva at that time
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Please stay awake during ascent and descent  and chew chewing gum. Don't fly during an URTI ( upper respiratory tract infection). You may use decongestant  nasal drops and tab paracetamol, if you have pain and blocked sensation in your ears.
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