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I was poking around in my ear and i think I have pushed wax further into my ear. I have half hearing in my left ear and have a ringing sound.

I was poking around in my ear and i think I have pushed wax  further into my ear. I have half hearing in my left ear and have a ringing sound.

Impaction??: If your hearing was ok prior to "poking around" in your ear then two things are possible. 1. You pushed the wax deeper into your ear canal 2. You may have caused a perforation of your ear drum. In any event it is essential that you see your family physician asap and let him/her rectify the problem. ...Read more

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I have pain in ear jar teeth sinse i had ear sringe I have tinnitus in ear and am partial deafness?

I have pain in ear jar teeth sinse i had ear sringe I have tinnitus in ear and am partial deafness?

Need more info: Sounds like you need to follow up by calling your md or your ENT to discuss what you did with your ear syringe. I would be concerned that you now have tinnitus and partial deafness. Do not delay, contact them right away. ...Read more

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I have a lot wax in my ears?

I have a lot wax in my ears?

Debrox or peroxide: You can use debrox or hydrogen peroxide in the ear to loosen and clear the wax. Ultimately, you may need to see your primary care or an ENT to have the wax removed. ...Read more

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I have had a knot behind my ear for several years. It has gotten larger and hurts when I have a headache. I also have a wooshing Noise in that ear?

I have had a knot behind my ear for several years. It has gotten larger and hurts when I have a headache. I also have a wooshing Noise in that ear?

Can't diagnose: with available information. I would encourage EAR/NOSE/Throat (Otolaryngologist) evaluation to explore this further. ...Read more

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I have a continuous noisiness in my ear?

I have a continuous noisiness in my ear?

Many reasons: That can be due to TMJ problems, loss of hearing or wax in the ear check with your ENT to rule out any ear issues, then follow up with your dentist. ...Read more

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I have a clicking in my ear when chewing.

I have a clicking in my ear when chewing.

Jaw clicking?: Clicking of one's jaw upon opening and closing is very commonly a sign of TMJ (jaw joint) disorder. It is common in those that grind there teeth at night. It can lead to pain in that area that is can be confused with ear problems. A dental visit will be worthwhile for these patients. ...Read more

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I had issues ear wax in my left ear I had to get it flushed twice. I have a thumping in my ear. Doesn't feel like ear wax but could it be impacted?

I had issues ear wax in my left ear I had to get it flushed twice.  I have a thumping in my ear.  Doesn't feel like ear wax but could it be impacted?

Thumping: A pulsating discomfort in the ear is often called by an effusion, fluid and pressure trapped in the middle ear space. Sometimes a decongestant or nasal steroid spray helps this. ...Read more

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I have about a quarter sized hard lump above my left ear. sometimes I have ringing in my ear and I get bad headaches once in a while. Tumor?

I have about a quarter sized hard lump above my left ear. sometimes I have ringing in my ear and I get bad headaches once in a while.  Tumor?

Please be examined: It is always concerning when anyone presents with a "hard" lump. A good history and physical by a physician along with any indicated tests will aid in diagnosing potential serious conditions. ...Read more

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I have a pimple in my ear?

I have a pimple in my ear?

Your question is ?: You wrote a statement, not a question.Please start over from the beginning,provide background info and ask a clear question.This is not a chat room.Questions are not linked. ...Read more

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I have tinnitus in my left ear. This morning I heard thumping or my ear drum fluttering in the same ear.(Not pulsatile, random). What might it be?

I have tinnitus in my left ear. This morning I heard thumping or my ear drum fluttering in the same ear.(Not pulsatile, random). What might it be?

Muscle tic: Possible muscle tic in your ear. There is a muscle attached to the bones in the ear to help protect the inner ear from excessively loud noises. ...Read more

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I have a dullness in my right ear following having the flu, I have had my ears syringed a week ago but still cannot hear properly?

Fluid behind eardrum: Often during or after a viral infection, fluid can accumulate behind the eardrum causing a feeling of fullness and dullness. It's not necessarily a bacterial infection so it doesn't always have to be treated with antibiotics. Decongestants and intranasal steroids can help, but if it's persisting, then evaluation with an ENT is sometimes warranted. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I just had a very loud ringing in my right ear iboth of my ears ring but not as loud?

I just had a very loud ringing in my right ear iboth of my ears ring but not as loud?

Get checked by ENT: Usually what you describe is due to a temporary problem with ear pressure, but very loud ringing in the ear, even if it is gone now, can be an early sign of several problems which are important to treat as soon as possible. An ear, nose and throat (ENT) doctor will know how to check you out properly. ...Read more

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Do I have an ear infection? I have lost my hearing, my ear is very painful, when i blow my nose there is a crackling sound in my ear an its very sore

Do I have an ear infection? I have lost my hearing, my ear is very painful, when i blow my nose there is a crackling sound in my ear an its very sore

See an ENT doctor: This need to be evaluated by a doctor. Depending on your health insurance you may need to see your primary md first or go straight to an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Why have I got reduced hearing in my right ear?

Good question: Unless you have an obvious reason for this such as a canal full of water or wax, you need to have a hearing test to figure it out. Go see an ENT ...Read more

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I keep hearing a crackling sound in my head behind my nose/eyes. I have had it for a couple days. What could this be?

I keep hearing a crackling sound in my head behind my nose/eyes.  I have had it for a couple days.  What could this be?

Congestion : The tear duct drains from the inside corner of the eye into the nasal cavity. That is why the nose runs when people cry. If this tract is obstructed from nasal congestion air may crackle through and cause symptoms like you describe. Good health ...Read more

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Hello, For the past couple days I have had ringing in my ears and my right ear makes a crackling noise when I move my head around. ET dysfunction?

Hello, For the past couple days I have had ringing in my ears and my right ear makes a crackling noise when I move my head around. ET dysfunction?

Eustachian Tube: Could be Eustachian tube. This tube provides a pressure equalizer for the middle ear. If it is closed off the pressure in the middle ear is reduced. Moving, yawning, swallowing may open the tube for a second and air rushes up the tube into the middle ear moving the drum when it arrives. You hear this crackle when the drum moves. It usually resolves on its own. ...Read more

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I noticed i was having an ache like pain in my ear from what i think might be a ear infection. But i noticed behind my ear in the back where it crease?

I noticed i was having an ache like pain in my ear from what i think might be a ear infection. But i noticed behind my ear in the back where it crease?

See Your Doctor Now: Middle ear infection commonly causes ear pain and is associated with a build-up of fluid behind the eardrum. However fluid build-up can occur without infection and cause pain as well. Infection of the ear canal aka "Swimmer's Ear" can also produce the type of pain described. In your case, exam is needed for accurate diagnosis and treatment. Failure to treat infection can have serious consequences. ...Read more