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Posts tagged eustachian tube

April 28, 2016


ear infection

A Pain in the Ear

Kids are more susceptible to earaches because their middle ear—not fully developed—are more likely to clog up with fluid.

January 8, 2016


airplane wing

Popping Ears

Ears pop during flight because of changes in air pressure as the plane ascends and descends.

December 31, 2012


airplane in the blue sky

Why Do Changes In Air Pressure Cause Ear Pains?

Beware of that crying baby...

December 16, 2003


Popping Ears

Why do ears pop when traveling by plane? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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