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A 36-year-old member asked:

Is it safe to take alcohol to clear water from inner ear?

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Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 62 years experience
Middle ear?: It is not the inner ear that you are describing. And do you mean drinking alcohol or putting alcohol in the ear canal. Because your statement is rather non-specific, I am not sure i know what you mean. If you are saying does drinking alcohol cause a change in inner ear volume or pressure, i would say no. Also I do not know how much alcohol you consume. I think the brain would be more involved.
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