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How To Relieve Ingrown Hair Ear Canal
"best" is variable: Some may same...Best is to allow your body to clear the infection without intervention by medicines....Most will resolve on their own just as quickly without any antibiotics...Some will persist or develop complications so best to me would be treat if not resolved in a couple of days..Best is also not the most broad spectrum antibiotic...Best is amox at about 90mg/kg/day given twice a day. ...Read more
Is there a way to safely remove water and/or wax from ear canal when you have a perforated eardrum?
Safety: Please do not do anything other than seeing an Ear specialist as soon as possible. I did not enjoy a broken ear drum while in flight! ...Read more
How long for fluid trapped behind ear drum to release naturally from the ear? Taking antibiotic (clarac) lost some hearing. Uncomfortable
Varies.: Generally, some other intervention may be needed if over 3 months. In the meantime, try blowing up balloons (this clears the ears from the inside) and if there is smoke exposure, remove that. ...Read more
No: It won't cause skin damage. Over time, the hair follicles will regress and the area will be hair-free if you keep plucking. ...Read more
Help! have terrible pain from preforated ear drum with middle ear infected. Can't sleep. Any remedies? How long does it take to heal?
I believe in: Remedies but i really think that this one requires medical treatment. Please get seen very soon. ...Read more
Is brazillian wax or shaving better if I'm prone to ingrown hairs and prefer to keep the area bare? How do I best prevent irritation?
Shave.: In general waxing tends to create more ingrown hairs, because you're pulling the hairs out by their roots. Shave, but use a single-blade or electric razor, not the fancy multi-blade models. You won't get as close a shave, but that's the idea; ingrown hairs occur when hair shafts are shaved below the skin line, allowing them to grow inward instead of back out of the skin. ...Read more
Shaving issues...: Shaving might cause problems in some people which include ingrown hairs, inflammation, infections. My recommendation is to probably use alternative ways to get rid of the hair if the problem is recurrent. You might need to see a Dermatologist and consider permanent hair removal treatment. ...Read more
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