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can ear wax cause dizziness

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
No: many causs but not low wax

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
It should not: Wax buildup will decrease the ability to hear sounds but should not cause dizziness. The dizzy sensation is usually from the semi-circular canals of ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Errol Ozdalga
13 years experience Hospital-based practice
Ear wax: Usually you get some pain or decreased hearing but dizziness and tinnitus (ear ringing) can also occur. Try flushing with water. You can also mix hydr ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Yes: Can be related....
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Unlikely: Ear wax can cause hearing loss and ear discomfort but not the other symptoms. Try cleaning drum with peroxide diluted 1:1 with lukewarm water a couple ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sameh Abuerreish
27 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Dizziness: yes , this is quites possible. However, once the impacted wax (cerumen) is removed, one should feel relief.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Dieck
38 years experience Ophthalmology
See ENT doctor. : You may have damaged, or puntured you eardrum, or inflammed the inner ear vestibular system when you removed ear wax. This could lead to doble vision. ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Please let your: parents know. This type of activity should only be done in a well ventilated space. Please ensure you are in fresh air now. To have paint in your ears ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Taylor Pollei
12 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Expected outcome: This is one of the many reasons why high pressure irrigation/lavage for external ear canal wax clearance is a horrible idea. The only way to treat im ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
18 years experience Family Medicine
Dizziness: Extreme dizziness can be from many causes including severe infection, dehydration, increased pressure in the middle ear space, inner ear inflammation ... Read More
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