18th November 2019


Can you get an ear infection from a cold?

You could have bronchitis, even if you don't have any other symptoms. Ear infection : Colds, bronchitis, and sinus infections can keep fluid trapped in your ear behind your eardrum. When this happens, bacteria or viruses can grow and cause an infection. Fullness or pressure in one or both ears.

How can I get my ear to drain?

10. Perform the Valsalva maneuver
  1. Close your mouth and gently squeeze your nostrils shut with your fingers.
  2. Breathe deeply, and slowly blow the air out of your nose. If you hear a popping sound, it means the eustachian tubes have opened.
  3. Tilt your head to allow the water to drain from your ear.
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