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Earache in Adults

The two most common reasons for a feeling of pressure without other symptoms are a blocked Eustachian tube and excessive earwax plugging the ear canal.

For Eustachian tube dysfunction, try decongestants and keep yourself well hydrated.

Click here for more information on wax blockage of the ear canal and how to remove earwax.

Call your doctor if your symptoms persist.

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