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I have a very painful and itchy black head inside my ear to where i cant even see it what could i do to get rid of it without causing damage to my ear?

I have a very painful and itchy black head inside my ear to where i cant even see it what could i do to get rid of it without causing damage to my ear?

See a dermatologist: These are difficult to remove. An experienced dermatologist will take care of it and will not damage your ear. ...Read more

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Treating Swimmer's Ear (Checklist)

Keep water out of ear (earplugs or showercap when showering)
Daily
Use eardrops as directed
Daily
Use Tylenol or warm compresses for minimal pain
3x day
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How can I get rid of the blackheads in my ears?

How can I get rid of the blackheads in my ears?

Ear: Whatever you use for blackheads on your face for example would work. Just be sure you stay away from the opening to your ear as it may clog it ...Read more

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How do you get rid of inner ear blackheads and prevent them from coming back?

How do you get rid of inner ear blackheads and prevent them from coming back?

Outer ear: Your inner ear can't get blackheads since it's a nerve structure deep inside your head. If you mean inside your ear canal, have an ENT look for skin conditions and tell you more. Don't insert anything inside the ear canal to scratch/pop the bumps; you can get a bad infection. ...Read more

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Treating Swimmer's Ear (Checklist)

Visit doctor to get antibiotic drops to treat infection
once
No swimming for at least 5 days
once
Put alcohol/white vinegar drops in the ear after swimming when healthy
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I have a large pimple in my right ear lobe. How do I get rid of it?

I have a large pimple in my right ear lobe. How do I get rid of it?

Hot soaks: Apply warm to hot (be careful) wet packs to this every 2-3 hours for 15-20 minutes. It should gradually come to a head and open and drain. If it doesn't you may have to visit your local doctor. ...Read more

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Treating an Ear Infection (Checklist)

Look for other sources of ear pain besides infection
Once
Ask doc if TMJ (spasm of muscles to jaw joint) is causing ear pain
Once
Know that middle ear fluid isn't necessarily infection
Once
Look for ear pain and ear drainage -- both signs of infection
Once
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I slept on my side to get peroxide out of my ear and its still there how do I get rid of it?

I slept on my side to get peroxide out of my ear and its still there how do I get rid of it?

Clean your ear: Is this peroxide used to lighten your hair? After an overnight sleep it has lost its potency and is essentially water. It is like exiting a swimming pool - shake your head and lightly hit the side in which the liquid is found. A careful probing with a cotton tip appicator can be useful. It will eventually dry out but if it bothers you still, then there may be other problems for your doctor. ...Read more

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