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can i use a nose plunger to unclog my ear

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes for ears: You should avoid using them in your ears because if you go in to far you can perforate your ear drum. You may also make the wax more impacted.
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Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
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Nope-be careful: Not at all as long as you use care. Why are you using these anyway. Get you an ear and a nose wash from the drug store. Let them drain and drip dry. U ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Pleas see physician: You may ear infection that is not fully treated or nasal allergies or sinus problem. Your doctor can help you figure it out
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Go see her doctor: Need evaluation to determine diagnosis (cause) before can suggest solution. For instance, allergies are treated differently from infections. I have no ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sireesha Vemuri
17 years experience Family Medicine
Popping is inner ear: Usually inner ear pressure changes when you have the sniffles which causes was to pop , wax drops are for external ear canal.
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A male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Xylitol: Xylitol is a natural sugar and breaks up biofilm in the body. That's where germs mulitply. It is found in a nasal spray called xlear (pronounced "cl ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Eustachian tube dysf: At your age, its likely congestion in the back of your nose or even middle-ear fluid. When its just one-sided it should be seen by a doctor to make su ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
17 years experience General Surgery
Yes: just font put inside your nose, just skin.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Leeman
29 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Bad idea: Using a sinus rinse to clean ears would be a bad idea. If you are having a problem with ear wax ask your pharmacist for otc options. Sinus rinses ar ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Eustachian tubes: Eustachian tubes close up and don't want to open. Ask a pilot for the ways they get their Eustachian tubes open - they can show you easier than tell ... Read More
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