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A 32-year-old male asked:

Good day, please advise what can i do or use for my ear. my left ear is feeling a bit funny especially after i shower. sounds are a bit muffled. its that feeling you get after swimming as if water is in the ear. ?

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
Sounds like you have: a wax build up in that ear. Go to see a health care professional to flush your ears and clean them for you. Or buy and use an over the counter ear was removal solution. Do not use Q-tips!
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