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I’m going to Spain in 3 months, and it will be my first flight in 8 years.
I have always had problems with my ears when I was younger. I have had lots of grommets in because of hearing loss and ear infections and had my last ones removed 2 years ago.
I still get a bit of pain in my ears even now when we drive up a hill, and my ears pop or if we go on a train through a tunnel. Even if my mum has her window open in the car and I don’t, it sends my ears wild.
However, the last time coming home on a plane from America when I was 9 or 10, I had severe pain in my ears when landing. It has always put me off flying and now I have a flight coming up. I’m very nervous.
Can someone give me some tricks and tips to calm my nerves and ease my worries? I really don’t want to not go on a plane ever again. I want to travel and I don’t want this stupid reason to hold me back from life!
I have tried the ear pressure plugs, swallowing, bowing your nose and nothing works!
I will try and get some pain meds from doctors but what if it hurts?