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Auditory tube is also known as Eustachian tube, its a tube that runs from the middle ear to the pharynx which consists of the upper throat and the back of the nasal cavity
Its structure is a tube like and it measures between 17-18mm when a person is born, it grows in length as someone grows.
Auditory tube has important functions such as:
-Draining the middle ear, it drains all the fluids that may hinder hearing function
-It protects the middle ear from unwanted substances
It also aerates the middle ear
Medical problem that can arise
When its not working properly it can lead to dizziness or ringing which can be caused by lack of drainage leading to inflammation
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One of the health problems associated with auditory tube is inflammation/blockage . This arises when the tube is affected by air pressure making it collect many fluids , failure to drain the fluids leads to infection especially in young children. the following are symptoms:
-Popping noises in your ears.
They normally get better on their own but regular exercise is recommended.
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Michael D. Johnson,Human biology
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