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Similasan Ear Wax Relief Reviews
Ear wax in the ear canal is a mixture of secretions from oil and sweat glands in the canal's skin. Shedded skin cells are also a major ingredient of ear wax. There are two genetically determined types of ear wax: the wet type and the dry type. While Asians and Native Americans are more likely to have the dry type (crumbly, flaky), Africans and Europeans are more likely to have the ...Read more
Unlikely: Claritin is an antihistamine with good relief for itching, sneezing, runny nose with less effect on nasal congestion. Ear pain that is caused by allergies may be slightly relieved, but typically, a decongestant that decreases nasal congestion is better suited to relieve the ear pain that goes along with eustachian tube dysfunction. A nasal steroid spray may be even more effective. ...Read more
Ear pain, jaw pain near ear, ear ringing, ear clogged/cant hear, feels like water in ear, general congestion/dark mucus. Any ideas/recs? Thx!
Depends on diagnosis: For earwax there are many options such as debrox, peroxide, mineral oil. For pain there are topical anesthetics such as benzocaine. If there is pain and drainage then you likely have a bacterial infection of the ear canal for which there are no otc agents. If there was pain and hearing loss followed by drainage then there might have been otitis media which requires oral and possibly topical ab. ...Read more
Fluid behind eardrum. Taking Augmentin/Nasocort but not helping. Can I use swimmers ear solution drops?
Cold with ear congestion, for 2 weeks now decongestants, ear popping not working need help please?
Eustachian tube: The ear popping is likely do to transient opening of a eustachian tube that has swollen do to the cold.That will often trap mucous in the middle ear and reduce hearing while it is there. This can take a few weeks to clear up but should do some over time. If it becomes painful or you run fever, have your doc see if it became infected. ...Read more
Water sounds in both ear, mild dizziness, tinnitus.Using nasonex (mometasone) currently. Would home REM water+salt through eucathian tube to mid ear help infectio?
Probably not: Would be very difficult to get salt water solution up eustacian tube and probably uncomfortable. If only present for few days will probably resolve by itself. If present for more than a couple of weeks see ENT, to determine if infection present or just serous effusion ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Used 3% concentrated perox in ear, doc said impacted wax on eardrum and gave me prescription eardrops for 4 days. How long before muffled hearing gone?
Wax impaction: Go back and have ear cleaned using curettes, picks, suction, and microscope. ...Read more
Left ear needs to pop on/off for a month. Ears professionally cleaned & taken decongestant. Slight ear pain with audio headphones. Light swimmer. ???
Sinus infection again! meds saline spray Flonase humidifier cool compresses, tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain. Any other way to get some relief , id like to sleep?
How often?: I presume that you have more than 4 bouts of sinusitis a year when you said "again". If so you need a sinus ct to ascertain if there is any anatomic obstruction to the sinus openings. If not, you may need an immunologic evaluation. Check with an allergist if no obstruction is found. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inner ear pain/pressure for 3 mos. Been to an ent, no drainage/wax, MRI clear, use fluticasone 2x daily, popping ear exercise, no help...Pain daily.
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