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wax build up in ear symptoms

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lee
Dr. David Lee answered
32 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes.: I would recommend a visit with an ENT doctor, as well as a comprehensive hearing test. The onset of symptoms and the wax removal may or may not be co ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Rhee
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: There are two possibilities: 1) there is still wax in your ear leading to the persistent symptoms or 2) you have symptoms without an obvious cause. E ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
No: This is normally associated with repeated exposure to loud sounds.
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jaiprakash Thakor Jairam
Specializes in Healthcare Professional
Prepare: The easiest way to remove wax from your external ear is to first soften it.You can use an OTC pharmacy product or use body temperature oil (such as ol ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Too much: Too much secretion.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Flushing: Your pediatrician or an ENT can flush them out and there are otc kits you can use to irrigate the ears periodically to keep them clean.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ear Wax: Greetings. The best way to know for sure is to have someone look into your ear. Another way would be to do a self irrigation kit but capture the irrit ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Ear Cleaner: Neil med just came out with this awesome new ear wax removal cleaner. You can find it in any drug store. Give it a try and see if you like it. I have ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Variable: Once cerumen has filled your ear canal, it is unlikely it will clear naturally. Although cerumen naturally clears in most people, some may need doctor ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
42 years experience Internal Medicine
OTC wax removal: Over counter get ear wax removal ear drops , try it twice a day , follow directions.Another choice is put 5-6 drops of hydrogen peroxide into your ear ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
1day: Usually evaporates within 24 hours. You can get swimmers ear ear drops to help get rid of the water

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