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How do I relieve ear blackheads?

How do I relieve ear blackheads?

Blackheads: Tretinoin (retin-a, atralin, renova) is the mainstay of treatment for whiteheads and blackheads. Tretinoin is a derivative of vitamin a and works by increasing cell turnover and reducing the "stickiness" of the sloughed cells. It helps expel the plugged material returning the pore to normal. Tretinoin can be irritating, so specific instructions should be followed. ...Read more

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How do I relieve blackheads from my ear lobe?

How do I relieve blackheads from my ear lobe?

Extractions and gel: You can have the blackheads extracted and get a prescription for an acne gel or cream from a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of ears ringing with tinnitus remedies?

What do I do to get rid of ears ringing with tinnitus remedies?

Many causes: Maintaining tinnitus is often the best that some treatments provide. Determining the cause of tinnitus is difficult. Start with a very thorough history and exam with your doctor. Keeping a home diary of the ringing events, or what may increase it or decrease would be valuable- write down your what you are eating, pain if any, what ear/ears, lying down or upright. The supplement ginkgo may help. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve ear aches?

What can I do to relieve ear aches?

See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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How do I treat my earwax blockage?

How do I treat my earwax blockage?

Debrox....: Can try to soften and liquify it wit debrox, but best to be sure this is the cause of the blockage, ....See your otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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How do I get alleviate an ear ache?

How do I get alleviate an ear ache?

Ibuprofen : Ear pain can be due to several causes, and all of them can be alleviated by ibuprofen. There are outer, middle and inner ear infections, eustachian tube dysfunction, temporomandibular joint inflammation, sinus and throat causes of ear pain. Pain is a marker of inflammation and Ibuprofen is a reasonable anti inflammatory medication. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of ear popping?

How can I get rid of ear popping?

Eustachian tube: Hello, your ear symptoms are due to a eustachian tube dysfunction. The lining in your nose continues into the eustachian tube. Any condition affecting your nose will in turn cause ear symptoms. I would recommend afrin nasal spray as directed for 5 days. An otc decongestant can be used as directed thereafter for 7-10 days. If the symptoms persist, then see your ent. ...Read more

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How do I treat swimmer's ear?

How do I treat swimmer's ear?

Otitis externa: Swimmers ear otherwise known as an outer ear infection or Otitis Externa may require antibiotic drops or even oral antibiotics for resolution if bacterial cause or antifungal if fungal cause. See your' doctor. ...Read more

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Could use your help docs! my ear is clogged. How do I unblock it?

Could use your help docs! my ear is clogged. How do I unblock it?

Depends: If you have nasal allergy, the ears may get clogged up as well. relieving the nasal congestion with a steroid nasal spray often helps. However if the clogging is from water getting into the ear, a drop of rubbing alcohol will do wonders. Earwax should be removed. Some people with jaw problem may have a feeling of clogged ear as well. See doctor if problem persists. ...Read more

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How can I unclog my ears?

How can I unclog my ears?

Depends on cause: Ear clogging is a very common symptom and can be due to problems in either the outer, middle or inner ear. The most common outer ear issue is wax, the most common middle ear issue is fluid and the most common inner ear issue is high frequency hearing loss. Wax can be cleared with softening drops and gentle irrigation. Fluid can be cleared by holding your nose and blowing. If no help see an ent. ...Read more

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What do I do if yawning doesn't work to relieve pressure in my ears I get after flying?

What do I do if yawning doesn't work to relieve pressure in my ears I get after flying?

Afrin (oxymetazoline): You can try some afrin nasal spray before descent... If you fly a lot.. You may want to consider having tubes placed in the ears. ...Read more

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What can I do if my ear feels plugged help!?

What can I do if my ear feels plugged help!?

Get it looked at: The cause can be wax, fluid behind the ear drum, or related to your jaw's insertion site at the base of skull. This begins with determining the cause first. Have a health care provider look in your ear. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of earwax and what can I use daily to clean my ears?

How can I get rid of earwax and what can I use daily to clean my ears?

Warm soapy water: In the shower use a little shampoo or soapy water in ear. Daily mild cleaning prevent most major buildups. Some people have a lot of ear wax production and ear canal / hair that tends to retain wax. In that case resort to occasional cleaning with carbamide peroxide from drug store - use as directed for initial cleaning then use a few drops as needed for maintenance. ...Read more

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Could use your help docs! my ear is plugged, how do I fix it?

Need testing: If it feels clogged, something seems wrong. Should consider repeat hearing test. If you haven't seen a specialist, may be time to do so. ...Read more

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What can I do for nose pimple breakouts?

What can I do for nose pimple breakouts?

Good face washing: Is still a basic and useful answer. Reduce fast food consumption eat more fresh fruits and veggies. Look at proactive..People either love it or hate it. Look at a product called schmoove on www.Franzcenter.Com. Over the counter products with benzoyl peroxide also can help. Products with retinoic acid can also be helpful. If it is worsening then consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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What do I do to help my swimmers ear?

What do I do to help my swimmers ear?

Remove ear wax: You can get an over-the-counter ear wax remover that will due wonders on swimmers ear because swimmers ear is just earwax that has expanded from moisture and may sometimes be associated with bacterial overgrowth behind the waxy plug. Once removed it brings great relief. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve ear pressure?

What can I do to relieve ear pressure?

What is the cause?: If pressure due to atmospheric pressure changes, as in airplane, elevator, .. Valsava maneuver... ...Read more

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What can I do to treat whiteheads, not blackheads?

What can I do to treat whiteheads, not blackheads?

White Heads: Whiteheads should be extracted by an experienced esthetician or dermatologist. To prevent from forming in the first place, you should use a mild facial cleanser that is oil-free and wash your face at least twice a day. Never squeeze or pick at a pimple as doing so may spread the inflammation and leave an ugly red scar behind. Use a face cream or moisturizer containing salicylic acid or retin a (tretinoin). ...Read more

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What can I do to treat my blackheads?

Blackheads: Tea tree oil kills the propionibacterium acnes, or p. Acnes, bacteria that can cause blemishes. Acne is the result of hair follicles on the skin clogged by overproduction of oil or dead skin cells. Tea tree oil unclogs the follicles and sloughs off dead skin cells. Conventional therapy includes prescription epiduo or ziana. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my stuffy nose with OTC meds?

Stuffy nose wth otc: You can use saline drops and blow your nose , use steam and can take decongestants like sudafed and if it is due to allergy, you can take claritin, (loratadine) Allegra or zyrtec which are all over the counter. ...Read more