I recently had a sinus infection, an upper respiratory tract infection, and an infected sebaceous cyst, during a business trip. I was still ill on the flight home where I developed a blocked and infected ear (left). All the infections have since cleared and all that remains is a little bit of fluid on my left ear drum.
However, my concern is that when I get my heart rate up, like when I go for a walk, I get a creaking sound in my left ear. I comes in pulses and is not in rhythm with my heart beat. After about an 1 hour of being at rest it stops.
My GP, who does not know about the creaking sound, says that I probably have Eustachian tube dysfunction. Could this be the cause of the creaking sound?View Thread
I have recently had a sinus infection, upper respiratory tract infection, and an infected sebaceous cyst, during a business trip abroad. On the flight back home, while still sick, I developed a blocked and infected ear (left). While to ear infection has cleared, as have the other infections, I still have a bit of fluid attached to the ear drum, which my GP says will clear.
My concern is that after I go for a walk, or do any activity that gets my heart rate up, I get a creaking sound in my ear. It comes in intermittent pulses and is not in rhythm with my heart beat. After about 30 minutes to an hour it stops.
My doctor say that I probably have Eustachian tube dysfunction. Could this be the source of the creaking sound?View Thread
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