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How to get fluid out of ear

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Depends on where: Wax softner like murine or debrox can be tried if fluid/water gets trapped due to wax in exrenal ear canal. U need to see ear, nose & throat specialis ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Time or myringotomy: This will usually resolve on its own. If you want to hasten it, you may get an ENT to lance your ear drum (a myringotomy).
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A member asked:
Dr. Vandana Kumra
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pressure change: Fluid builds updue to a change in pressure, which can be secondary to infection, altitude change or even allergy. When you drink liquids, they do not ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Caldwell
16 years experience General Practice
Don't pop your ear: Creating pressure inside the inner ear to "pop" it can cause the ear drum to rupture (which is painful), especially if there is excess pressure in the ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Get it Checked: Since your problem is recurring,i suggest you get it checked preferably by and ENT Specialist
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
It does naturally: Most of these are a reaction to a cold or allergies which will trigger swelling of the Eustachian tube that drains natural mucus from the middle ear. ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Fluid: If the fluid is behind the ear drum, drops won't help. You either have external otitis or otitis media. Different symptoms. Best advice would be to s ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
Blocked?: If it is truly occluded with wax you could get some of these symptoms - use an over the counter ear wax softener at night and then flushing with warm ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Ask your doctor: whether you should have responded by now. If you really have external otitis/"water on ear", then you would be applying the medicine to the outside. ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Middle ear prob: Yes what you describe could be fluid in the middle ear. Hopefully you are under doctors care for this problem, and when fluid is cleared you will fee ... Read More

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