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Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
Category: Medical
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Experience:  20 yrs. in practice, includinge surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.
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Assistant: How can I help? My ears are blocked Assistant:

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Assistant: Hi. How can I help?
Customer: My ears are blocked
Assistant: How long have you been dealing with the ear issue? Have you had any colds or flus recently?
Customer: so, I had a bad flu last week, after that my ears get blocked
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: no

Hello. I'm Dr Chip
Thanks for your question and I'm reviewing it.
I'll be back in a moment with and answer or a request for more information

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Ok, thanks
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
No calls, I’ll prefer text

Any ear pain or sinus congestion with this?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
No doctor, no pain no sinus congestion

You've got what's called Eustachian tube dysfunction--a blockage of the tubes that equalize the air pressure across the eardrums

Nothing at all serious

I suggest you use a saline nasal spray, zinc lozenges, and a daily Claritin or Zyrtec for five days to clear that up

Please let me know if you need any more information

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
So, Tuesday I had just left one blocked, Wednesday the left one was alright but right one was blocked, since Thursday both are blocked
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Ok, cheers for this

Then it's not that serious--give my suggestions a try and it'll be over with in a few days

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Customer: replied 10 days ago.
That Claritin or Zyrtec , this are tablets?

Yes--over the counter antihistamines

You can also use benadryl

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Ok doctor, I’ll try
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Thanks!

My pleasure--any time

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