i have been down with the flu since thursday last week, yesterday i had a dull pain in my ear, this morning when i woke the pain had gone but now i have an echo in my ear. what can be causing this and what can i do?
Usually "echoes" in the ear after upper respiratory infections are due to problems with the Eustachian tube not fully clearing. This can lag the resolution of the URI by several weeks. If it does not resolve, see your physician for medical treatment. Echoes can also represent hearing losses, so if there is a significant problem with your hearing, insist on rapid ENT referral.
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