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Ear popping loudly when sleeping

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Marian1412 Wed 20-May-20 12:48:05

In the last 10 days I’ve been woken out of my sleep with a start because of my left ear popping so loudly. It actually makes me cry out in alarm! It’s not the ear I’m sleeping on.
Has anyone else experienced this?

MiniMoon Wed 20-May-20 14:09:13

My ears do that. It doesn't wake me up though. I have narrow ear canals and the wax builds up . They pop when they need cleaning.
Perhaps it's wax build up.
A visit to the GP or Practice Nurse will tell you.

Marian1412 Wed 20-May-20 17:11:31

Thanks Mini Moon I’ll try some Earex

vampirequeen Wed 20-May-20 19:02:33

I have blocked sinuses and my ears pop as the gunge moves.

Marian1412 Wed 20-May-20 20:43:37

I’ve no cold symptoms and can’t understand why the popping shakes me out of my sleep 🤔