Constant popping of ears when yawn and swallow, is it eustachian tube dysfunction? Or glue ear

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As above, every single time I swallow my ears pop or crackle. And when it happens hundreds of times a day it gets a bit tiresome and depressing. I have had tinnitus since July after waking up and it randomly came on. But I had very bad hearing loss too. That has since gone but tinnitus remains, and now I have this popping sound. Is this ETD? if so could there be a treatment for it to get rid of the popping? I've been to my ent countless times to no avail so if it can be treated I might go private.

Any ideas?

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    Hi Jordan82297 - I think I have same issue with tinnitus.  Mine started after a bad flu and sinus cold mid January.  Been to clinics and family doctor who has referred me to ENT but our healthcare system wait times are so long it will likely be 18 months before I see one.  Have called and asked to be contacted if they get a cancellation but so far still waiting.

    Been searching the net for remedies and came across something in tinnitus talk forum (not this one).  Can’t posy a link so google Rick Garner my battle with tinnitus is over.   He went to several ENT till finally one said he had ETD which is what I think my problem is.  He recommends using nasal spray (steriod) and Toynbee manoeuvre several times a day.  Could take a few months to see improvement.  I have been doing this for 2 weeks now.  Have seen slight improvement and what I mean by that is some days the tinnitus is much quieter than others.  Hoping this eventually goes away completely as it’s been so hard to deal with.  Good luck to you.

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