Aa
A
A
A
Close
Ear, Nose & Throat Community
13.5k Members
Avatar universal

Should I fly with fluid in ear and blocked

Hi
Quick question I have has a plugged ear with fluid for pat 2 months and doc has given me nasal spray I fly on Monday but am worries this will spoil my holiday
Has anyone flew when they had glue ear (blocked eustashian tube)
Any help would. Be great
1 Responses
Avatar universal
MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL
Hi there,
If your Eustachian tube is blocked your eardrum cannot vibrate naturally so sounds may seem to be muffled or blocked. Eustachian blockage is experienced during flying and tinnitus may appear to get louder temporarily. It is best to continue your medications and take nasal decongestants and antihistamines as advised. Do consult your ENT specialist and clarify your doubts before travelling by air. Do keep me posted on how you are doing.
Best luck and regards!
Have an Answer?
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Think a loved one may be experiencing hearing loss? Here are five warning signs to watch for.
Discover the common causes of and treatments for a sore throat.
Learn about what actually causes your temperature to spike.
Find out which foods you should watch out for.
Family medicine doctor Enoch Choi, MD helps differentiate between the common cold and more threatening (bacterial) infections
Dr. Steven Park reveals 5 reasons why breathing through your nose could change your life