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A 42-year-old member asked:

lately i have been getting these weird bumps behind my ears and inside my ears. does this mean anything medically?

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Dr. Lonnie Smith
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 39 years experience
Not for sure: have your MD check them to see if you need some treatment.
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Have them checked by: your doctor or ENT Dr.

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Is it safe to put oil in the ears?

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Dr. Dennis Diaz
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 38 years experience
With caution: Several over the counter ear preparations contain oil, usually olive oil. I would encourage you to make sure your ear drum is intact before placing any drops in the ear.
A 44-year-old member asked:

What can be done to get your ears to drain when they have too much fluid?

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Dr. George Klauber
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Depends on where: Wax softner like murine or debrox can be tried if fluid/water gets trapped due to wax in exrenal ear canal. U need to see ear, nose & throat specialist if fluid is deep to eardrum. Best consult with your primary care dr if anything more than simple wax problem. Good luck.
A 48-year-old member asked:

What are the causes of your ears to be plugged?

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Dr. Harold Kim
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 28 years experience
Find out why: It can be wax filling your ear canal, it can be fluid behind your ear drum. It can be due to tmj. It can merely be due to relative negative pressure behind your ear drum.
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I can't pop one of my ears. Do you have any tips?

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Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Pain Management 13 years experience
Try: Alcohol drops. Maybe you have water trapped in there and alcohol will dry it out.
A 36-year-old member asked:

What to do if I have high pressure in my ears this week and i'm aparently not doing what i think. Help?

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Dr. Carmen O'Malley
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Presure in ears: The presure in the ears and the disorientation or thought process disfunction you say you have may or may not be related. It would be a good idea to check with your md as there may be an undetected condition you aren't aware of.

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