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Yesterday I had a wick put in my ear. It's kind of gross now, & my ear lobe doesn't hurt now. Can I pull it out?
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Dr. Mitchell Zeitler
Anesthesiology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Was this for
An infection. Was the "wick" actually a drain so that the infected material could drain out? Go back to whomever pick it in and get it checked.

In brief: Was this for
An infection. Was the "wick" actually a drain so that the infected material could drain out? Go back to whomever pick it in and get it checked.
Dr. Mitchell Zeitler
Dr. Mitchell Zeitler
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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Ear wicks
Yes. Once a wick in the ear is fully saturated, it is not doing as much good as it did originally.
If symptoms recur, you can buy ear wicks on your own at the pharmacy. Ask for pope's otowicks.

In brief: Ear wicks
Yes. Once a wick in the ear is fully saturated, it is not doing as much good as it did originally.
If symptoms recur, you can buy ear wicks on your own at the pharmacy. Ask for pope's otowicks.
Dr. Colin Kerr
Dr. Colin Kerr
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