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Charleroi, PA
A 42-year-old female asked:

itchy type pain in ear. hurts when i use qtip to clean it. if i try to open mouth wide it causes an achy feeling for a few minutes. ? how do i treat?

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Dr. Mark Kuhnke
General Surgery 40 years experience
Well...: ...For starters, stop pushing qtips or other instruments into your ear canal. You may have "swimmer's ear, " or otitis media, an inflammation of the external canal. I suggest you seek an exam with your primary physician or a local prompt care

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