A 29-year-old female asked:

Used 3% concentrated perox in ear, doc said impacted wax on eardrum and gave me prescription eardrops for 4 days. how long before muffled hearing gone?

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Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in Head and Neck Surgery
Wax impaction: Go back and have ear cleaned using curettes, picks, suction, and microscope.
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