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On prednisone and I think I have Patulous Eustachian tube dysfunction! Please help!

1 1/12 weeks ago I had to take a 2 hour flight for a family emergency.  I came down with laryngitis and mild congestion day before flight.  I had mild ear pressure taking off and landing and my ears remained clear that night.  The next morning I had pretty blocked ears so I went to an Urgent Care.  They put me on steroid ear drops and Zpack.  Made me worse and saw ENT the next day.  He gave me a shot of prednisone with a 5mg 12 day taper.  I think I now have Prednisone induced Patulous Eustachian tube!  I’m just about tapered off and down to 5mg per day.  Will I go back to normal after getting off Prednisone.  I’m soooooo sad.  When I got home I saw another ENT who was rude, dismissive and said I had fluid in my ears and prescribed Flonase mist which I didn’t use. I’m not clogged! Wouldn’t let me ask questions.  Just glared at me.😥. I am seeing another specialist in Atlanta in a month.  Will I get better once I get off Prednisone??? Please help.  Everything I’ve read about this is awful.😥

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