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3. What ailments contribute to eustachian tube dysfunction?

During cold and allergy season you may experience a higher rate of eustachian tube dysfunction. The common cold and allergies cause inflammation in the ear canal, which can also become clogged or blocked by mucus from allergies or illnesses. Sinus infections also have a high correlation to ETD. Preventing or treating the underlying medical condition will have a positive effect on eustachian tube dysfunction.

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