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    Alexsmith — 27.05.2017 15:49
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    Bylee — 18.05.2017 10:28
    I have been congested for three days now and my nose gets runny sometimes. But when Iblew my nose, there was a popping sound in my left ear and I felt dizzy and vertigo. My ear is ringing for ten minutes now? Am I going deaf


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      Jen Tan — 18.05.2017 17:47
      Nasal congestion can affect the tube that runs between your ear and the back of your throat and this can lead to the symptoms you describe. Sometimes, there can be temporary deafness as the pressure builds up in the ear, but this will settle once pressure equalises and your ears 'pop'. To treat the root cause, I would suggest you use a nasal decongestant such as Sinuforce.


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    Yasmin mirza — 16.05.2017 14:32
    M feeling cold sensation while m take bath n drop water on my head n also feeling sweat when I m in sleep


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      Jen Tan — 16.05.2017 16:08
      These symptoms can be part of a viral infection, suggesting that you might have a fever. Without knowing more about your medical history, this is only a guess - if you are worried about your health, please see your doctor.


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