Recent Examples on the WebThere are several reason why a eustachian tube may not work properly.
Dr. Keith Roach, oregonlive, 7 Mar. 2022 The eustachian tube is about 36 mm (about 1 1/2 inches) long and connects the middle ear with the throat.
Dr. Keith Roach, oregonlive, 7 Mar. 2022 Your difficulty in clearing your ears is due to the direction of the airflow in your eustachian tube.
John Cox, USA TODAY, 7 Oct. 2021 The rapid change in cabin air pressure causes an imbalance in the eustachian tube — a narrow, inner-ear passage that regulates air pressure.
Elliott Hester, Los Angeles Times, 5 Nov. 2020
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