Acid reflux. Ear problems

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15 months ago, one of my ears started to make popping and bubbling sounds when I was sleeping. It has not stopped ever since. This only happens when I am laying down or sleeping, same thing. Doctors are giving me guesses but no proper diagnoses. One of them was acid reflux. I am wondering if it is. I am already on prevacid and have been the last seven years. When I lie down, between 10 and 15 minutes later, I can hear a bubbling, popping sound in my one ear. If I adjust my head, it does stop for awhile but will start again. It will continue to make sounds until I get up and awake for the day. I never hear it. Only when I am sleeping. Has anyone else experienced this or something similar? Could it be acid reflux? or something else. Please help. Thank you

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    Hardening up of ear wax ...which leads to reduced hearing...treatment basically is a week of using something called earlol which loosens the wax....then the practice nurse then fills the ear with warm water then sucks it out with a motorised syringe,the risk is that can inflame the ear which has happen to me..
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    Wish I knew ... doctors are not being helpful. I think it is due to my acid reflux because I only hearing the popping sound when I am sleeping. I never had this happen before in my life and it started a year ago. Wish it would stop

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