Feels like something is in my ear sometimes it goes away but then I wake up in the middle of the night with that same feeling what could this be

Maybe there is! At a pharmacy you can get an ear flush kit. Only use as directed. Never stick anything in your ear. Or it may be hard wax. Wax removers are also sold in pharmacies. If that doesn't fix it to see an md.
Congestion/Wax? Could be inner ear congestion, or could be wax. See dr. And have them give you an evaluatuion including looking into your ears with an otiscope. Good luck.