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Crawling/bug like sensation in left ear. 2 ENT visits. Removed small hair but ear continues to so call itch. Coly-Mycin S did not work. Now what????

Crawling/bug like sensation in left ear. 2 ENT visits. Removed small hair but ear continues to so call itch. Coly-Mycin S did not work. Now what????

Nerve: If ENT specialist couldn't detect a problem, the cause could be an irritable superficial nerve in the ear canal. If this is the case, it should resolve without specific treatment. In the meantime try applying a cortisone containing cream or ointment like cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) applied with a q tip. ...Read more

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Ear swab stuck in ear yesterday! How to remove?

Ear swab stuck in ear yesterday! How to remove?

Caution: You may inflict damage to tympanic membrane if you attempt to remove foreign body ( SWAB ) go to ER they have special instruments and skills to remove it . ...Read more

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How do you remove a foreign object from the ear?

How do you remove a foreign object from the ear?

ENT doc: Not a do it yourself project. You can push it in further and cause damage. See an ENT doc ASAP. ...Read more

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A fly or some type of bug flew in my sons ear. How do we get it out?

A fly or some type of bug flew in my sons ear. How do we get it out?

ER: My wife had this. In the er they put xylocain in the ear & it kills the bug& it is easily removed by the er doc. ...Read more

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The best way to remove cotton from the enter ear?

The best way to remove cotton from the enter ear?

Stuff in ear: The following directions are for bugs in your ear and is a safe way to attempt to get stuff out yourself- give it a shot. If it doesn't work you will need to see a doctor. http://www.wikihow.com/Remove-a-Bug-from-Your-Ear ...Read more

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Is blood removed from ears during coning or candling?

Is blood removed from ears during coning or candling?

Red ear wax: Coning and candling should not cause the ears to bleed, but earwax can sometimes be reddish-brown in color and look similar to dried blood. If you are seeing liquid bright red blood, this isn't normal (and probably unrelated to coning/candling, if done properly) and should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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How can I treat a bug bite that has caused my outer ear to swell?

How can I treat a bug bite that has caused my outer ear to swell?

Cellulitis / allergy: Cellulitis is a skin condition characterized by redness, warmth and swelling often following an injury or bite. Treatment is with prescription oral antibiotics. Sometimes an exaggerated immune response to an insect bite can cause similar symptoms, but this will generally resolve with an oral antihistamine. ...Read more