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can i remove the water from my ear with a hole in it

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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
See below.: You can use an over-the-counter product called Swim-ear or Auri-dry.These are drops that you put in your ear and should help to dry out the water.If t ... Read More

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Taylor Pollei
11 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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Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
See Doctor: It's unusual to use high pressure liquid to remove ear wax, usually suction is used. Have your doctor take a look into the ear canal.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
60 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Hop or q-tip: When you hop up and down with the ear toward the ground or use a q-tip gently, or it will eventially dry up.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Marcus
40 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Probably wax: The most common cause of this would be wax impaction in the ear canal that has trapped water behind it. Another cause may be fluid in the middle ear b ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends: If your ear drum is intact and your ear canal does not have any injuries, your ear canal is waterproof. If it is stuck in your ear canal with a bubble ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Plugged ear: The fluid may be in your middle ear and accumulated because your eustachian tube is plugged up, and has nothing to do with being around water of getti ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Maybe hearing loss: You should see a specialist and get a hearing test. This may be a symptom of hearing loss.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Many possibilities: This needs to be evaluated by a doctor. Could be canal blockage from wax, water, swelling. Could be fluid behind ear drum. Could be problem with ear d ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Owens
33 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends: If it is water in the ear canal from swimming, shower, etc., try drops of rubbing alcohol or vinegar diluted with water 1:1. If the fluid is behind th ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Afshan Hameeduddin
Specializes in General Practice
First treat sinusiti: See Your physician first Needs thorough evaluation possibly referral to ENT specialist

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