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A 21-year-old female asked:

My ears have been plugged for about a week now i'm not feeling sick, when music is playing or people are talking there is a strong ringing in my ear?

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Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 37 years experience
Exam: A simple exam with an otoscope can help sort this out. Ringing can be caused transiently by excessive wax in the canal. Have your doctor take a quick look for your best answer.

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Last updated Nov 8, 2013

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