Our expert says:
Your condition as described has no cure, so your first ENT was correct, and being honest about what he/she could offer you in the situation. This is a situation that most likely arose from a nasal problem in the first place, so there is no direct cure for the fact that your eustachian tube seems to open and close improperly. This is a frustrating condition, for the patient, as well as the treating ENT, as no obvious cure exists. It is possible that certain problems in the nose, like chronic rhino sinusitis (CRS), may contribute, and this should most definitely be treated.
Your pregnancy is playing a major role in your situation, leaving you with the problem that things are likely to stay this way for the duration of your pregnancy. You shouid be treated conservatively, and any medication must be discussed with your gynaecologist. After your pregnancy you should wait at least 6 weeks before any decisions regarding surgery is made, as the pregnancy related hormones take that long to normalise in the mother.
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