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feels like something is stuck in my ear

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Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Foreign body, infect: You may have a foreign body in your ear canal and it may be infected. YOu need to see your PCP for management of your condition. Its dangerous to tr ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
See doc: Your doc can look inside and check it out.
Dr. Louise Andrew
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Almost certainly wax: Color means little. When wax is old it gets very hard and when you try to clean you push it further in. . Try to find some Ceruminex and follow the ... Read More
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Yes: A foreign body in your ear canal could cause this sensation. Please also avoid using q-tips as it could further push something deeper into your ear ca ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
16 years experience Family Medicine
Ear plugging: The question is if it is plugged from the inside (fluid on the other side of your eardrum) or if there is something in the canal- have a doctor take a ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Perforation: When slapped with a cupped hand, tympanic membrane perforation is common. See an ENT doctor.
A female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
FB EAC: Best to stop picking at and go to urgent care now. Damage to the eardrum is something you dont want to deal with which can happen if you try to remove ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
ER or ENT: Go to ER or see ENT doc. Several methods used to remove insect. If alive, you can kill it by pouring rubbing alcohol into ear.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Cohen
42 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: Have a doctor or health care professional irrigate your ear.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes!: Skin break down, infection, hearing loss. Go get that out of your ear....and stop sticking things in there.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Impacted Cerumin: Please contact your family doctor or the ENT of your choice to clean out the impacted cerumin from the ear canal.
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