So sorry to hear you're going through this! Congestion in the ears is not only annoying, it can become painful if it doesn't clear up quickly.
The Eustachian tube can be blocked, or obstructed, for a variety of reasons. : The most common cause is a "cold" (upper respiratory infection).
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Question My mother and mother-in-law keep pressuring me to get my 10-month-old daughter's ears pierced. Posted: 10/29/2003 by a BabyCenter Member I am in the opinion that my daughter will decide when and if she wants her ears pierced.
Question My mother and mother-in-law keep pressuring me to get my 10-month-old daughter's ears pierced. Posted: 10/29/2003 by a BabyCenter Member I had my daughters ear pierced at 2 months at her doctors office.
All I hear is myself talking and breathing and can find no relief. Posted: 06/02/2008 by AGHEDIN I have the same thing and it's soooo irritating.
Although we depend on both vision and hearing to interact with our environment, we generally consider blindness a greater disability than deafness. While blindness leaves our language abilities intact, however, our mobility and independence are greatly impacted.
Infant Hearing Tests Every year, 12,000 babies are born with some degree of hearing impairment, making this the number-one birth defect in America. And it's hard to know whether your child is at risk, because an estimated 90 percent of hearing-impaired babies are born to parents with normal hearing.