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Is it bad to get soap in your ears?

Is it bad to get soap in your ears?

No: Remember nothing bigger than your elbow in them! no q-tips either!just rinse out in the shower. ...Read more

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Is it bad if blood comes out your ears?

Is it bad if blood comes out your ears?

See your doctor: See your doctor to find out the cause. It is not normal to have blood come out of your ears. Do not put anything in your ear( canals). ...Read more

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Is it bad if you hear ringing in your ears. This usually occurs when it's relatively quiet.

Is it bad if you hear ringing in your ears. This usually occurs when it's relatively quiet.

HairRaisingExperienc: It's not bad,rather it indicates a problem in your hearing apparatus called "tinnitus"(which literally means "ringing"in Latin).There are little hairs in there that have gotten a premature haircut,usually from loud noises or extreme pressure.That disrupts their firing mechanisms and they are then turned on never to rest again.Sometimes it's caused by a serious problem so best to see a doctor. ...Read more

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How much time should you keep hydrogen peroxide in your ears?

How much time should you keep hydrogen peroxide in your ears?

Hydrogen Peroxide: Don't recommend that you start pouring chemicals into your ears. The higher the concentration the more chance there is for tissue damage. If you are having ear problems consider seeing an ENT Dr. Products like Murine, Auro & Debrox contain Carbamide Peroxide. They are made to clean ears. If you use these - follow directions on box. Some people do use Hydrogen peroxide to loosen ear wax. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to clean your ears with hydrogen peroxide?

Does it hurt to clean your ears with hydrogen peroxide?

Probably not: Unless you have a perforated eardrum putting a little warm hydrogen peroxide in the ear canals shouldn't hurt. It may help soften the wax. ...Read more

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Can you clean your ears with hydrogen peroxide? What if it goes down into them?

Can you clean your ears with hydrogen peroxide? What if it goes down into them?

You can: Though water will do just as good. Your ears are closed off at the ear drum, so any fluid you pour into them will run out. ...Read more

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Do you use hydrogen peroxide or alcohol to clean your ears?

Do you use hydrogen peroxide or alcohol to clean your ears?

Ear cleaning: There is no reason to use either product to clean the ears. Mild soap and water is more than enough. You should not be forcing materials into the ear canal other than water. Sometimes hydrogen peroxide might to used to clean if blood was in the ear. Alcohol will irritate the ear. ...Read more

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How can surgeons drain your ears after fluid stays there from a bad cold?

How can surgeons drain your ears after fluid stays there from a bad cold?

Myringotomy: Greetings. When middle ear fluid persists greater than ~3 months, a Myringotomy may be indicated. It can be an aspiration, an incision and suction of the fluid out or the incision with a tube placed. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how can surgeons drain your ears after fluid stays there from a bad cold?

Can you tell me how can surgeons drain your ears after fluid stays there from a bad cold?

Myringotomy: They make a small opening in your eardrum. Usually use some anesthetic. Can be done in the office. ...Read more

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Can carbide peroxide damage your ears? My ears felt like they constantly needed to be popped, no pain or discharge beforehand. Now I have an earache?

Can carbide peroxide damage your ears? My ears felt like they constantly needed to be popped, no pain or discharge beforehand. Now I have an earache?

Cleaning: Carbide peroxide is used to remove ear wax. If you have used this product and still have the problem, get checked by a specialist. The pain and discharge is often associated with an infection which , as you described , does not seem to be your problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous 2 have hudradenitis suppurativa all around your ears, neck & head. I'm worried about all the toxins, sometimes the pus smells bad.

Is it dangerous 2 have hudradenitis suppurativa  all around your ears, neck & head. I'm worried about all the toxins, sometimes the pus smells bad.

Hidradenitis: This abnormality of the apocrine sweat glands is typically confined to the areas of the arm pits and the groins. It sounds like another problem if it is outside of these areas. See your primary care for an exam. May also need to see a dermatologist or ENT surgeon. This should be evaluated ASAP. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can allergies if bad enough effect your ears making you feel dizzy, naushes and minor pain/pressure. Any natural at home fixes for this?

Can allergies if bad enough effect your ears making you feel dizzy, naushes and minor pain/pressure. Any natural at home fixes for this?

Possible: Nasal obstruction can lead to obstruction at the eustachean tube (the channel which ventilate the inner ear). Inner ear inflammation can cause dizziness and nausea (not sure where your pressure sensation is). You need to see your doctor to find out the exact cause however since it may be something more serious. Note that antihistamine does not decongest your nose. ...Read more