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I have ear infection in both ears after suctioning my ears plug up again around two days later why?
What are symptoms of excess ear wax in the ear or fluid? Sometimes my l ear has a suction feeling when i lay on it and muffled hearing
Pulsating feeling in left ear after 2or3 suctions for wax blockage,cause?also ,can an ear infection for 4 months with treatment cause slight confusion
Same: In an effort to reduce infections in ventilated patients, the use of a closed or in- line suctioning system has been utilized. This reduces the chances of introducing bacteria either by the person suctioning or from the outside environment. The drawback is that the catheters used are usually plastic, and can cause tracheal irritation, injury, and bleeding. Softer rubber catheters are less traumati. ...Read more
Small catheters: Nurses use small plastic catheters inserted down endotracheal tubes to clear airways of secretions. ...Read more
Be careful: You can clean the outsides of your ears with soap and water. Be careful not to put anything (q-tips, bobby pins, pens, fingernails) into your ear canals- you can do serious harm. So long as your eardrum is intact, you can use mineral oil to keep the wax accumulation down in the canal. If you are unsure, please see an ENT who can advise you more directly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer