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Ear wax stuck to eardrum
A female asked:
Sleep Medicine 12 years experience
Ear lavage: Hydrogen peroxide can help dissolve ear wax however if it didn't help it may be time to seek professional help for a formal ear lavage.
1.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 45-year-old member asked:
Wound care 33 years experience
Peroxide: Be very careful. Hydrogen peroxide can damage you ears and cause serious trouble.
5.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 56-year-old female asked:
Integrative Medicine 40 years experience
See ENT: Given your history, it would be easiest and safest to see an ear, nose and throat doctor (otolaryngologist) to remove the wax. You'll feel so much bet... Read More
5.4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A member asked:
Psychiatry 25 years experience
ENT: Hello. If you have a large quantity of cerumen that is obstructing your ear canal and effecting your hearing - it is likely time to see your physician... Read More
5.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 21-year-old female asked:
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Can't tell: without looking at it. You need to see your doctor so he can look in your ear canal and evaluate your eardrum.
3.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 39-year-old female asked:
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 39 years experience
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
5.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 36-year-old member asked:
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 37 years experience
Don't do it: If you have wax stuck on your eardrum don't use a syringe. You first have to soften the wax with the use of over-the-counter wax softening agents. The... Read More
4.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 19-year-old female asked:
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
No: Full strength peroxide is a little strong but even the otc wax drops have peroxide in them.
4.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 35-year-old male asked:
A Verified Doctoranswered
Safety: Please do not do anything other than seeing an Ear specialist as soon as possible.
I did not enjoy a broken ear drum while in flight!
1.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 28-year-old male asked:
A Verified Doctoranswered
Needs exam: See your Family Practitioner or an ENT for otoscopy and treatment plan. Impacted wax may require ear syringing
312 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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