Persistent ear problems

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Coming up to four years with ME/CFS. Since the outset had the sensation of blocked ear (right) and,?sometimes, blocked nostril (right). I supposed that it was just one of the fluey symptoms that often comes with CFS. My theory is that the body thinks it still has a virus so reacts as if it does (long after the virus has actually gone). Interestingly, movement/massaging of feet, shoulders etc produce a crackling in the right ear - of the sort that would precede unblocking. From a scan, there's no fluid in the ear - so it doesn't seem to be a Eustachian tube/drainage issue. Familiar to anyone else?

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