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One doctor advised me to use dewax drops but if I use that drops I feel like my ear are blocked and I can note hear properly.

Dr. Gladson Guddappa Uchil 91% (631 ratings)
MBBS, Diploma In Otorhinolaryngology (DLO)
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
One doctor advised me to use dewax drops but if I use that drops I feel like my ear are blocked and I can note hear p...
Yes, when you use these drops they soak into the earwax and debris and this increases its volume sometimes completely occluding the ear canal thus decreasing the hearing. At this juncture you must meet an ENT Specialist to evacuate the softened wax & debris using microsuctioning technique. This is the safest way of extracting earwax.
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Can it is possible to clean the ear means to clean the wax deposited in ear in home. Rather to visit any ent specialist. Any drop is available or not.

Dr. Saawan Pudi 89% (17 ratings)
MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MS - ENT
ENT Specialist, Visakhapatnam
Can it is possible to clean the ear means to clean the wax deposited in ear in home. Rather to visit any ent speciali...
Many wax removal, dissolving ear drops are available in the market but I suggest you use them only if you know that its wax and not something else.
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Swimmer's Ear - What Causes It?

Dr. Manni Hingorani 89% (34 ratings)
MS - ENT, MBBS
ENT Specialist, Delhi
Swimmer's Ear - What Causes It?

Swimmer's ear is an infection of the ear canal, the passage that carries sounds from the outside of the body to the eardrum. It can be caused by many different types of bacteria or fungi.

Swimmer’s ear is a kind of infection which occurs in the outer ear canal and it results in an infected ear canal, long-term pain and irritation. Swimmer’s ear, as you can understand by the name, is referred in such a way because it is caused by water which is left inside the ear after swimming. The stuck water inside the canal gets damp where bacteria and fungus grows and results in an infection. Now we will discuss what are the causes that can bring such a condition.

Causes of Swimmer’s Ear - There are many reasons because of which people suffer from a swimmer’s ear: The entry of too much water inside the ear canal, leaves a part of it inside the ear which eventually allows bacteria to infest. The overcleaning of the ear canal with cotton buds causes the ear wax to come out which allows water to enter. When cosmetic chemicals like hair spray, enter the ears, it causes a sensitive chemical reaction which can lead to infection. Careless scratching inside the ear can result in small cuts inside the sensitive canal, where bacteria can infest. Swimming in water without covering your ears can also cause this.

So next time when you are swimming or scratching your ear without safety, remember that it can cause a swimmer’s ear. But you may have a question in mind, how will I know if I am suffering from this? We have thus listed the symptoms as well.

Symptoms of Swimmer’s Ear-

Constant itching and irritation inside the ear. The pain or itching increases when you pull your year or chew something. There is an acute sensation of blockage inside the ear which is caused because of this condition and results in reduced levels of hearing. Someone suffering from swimmer's ear will have pus or ear fluids draining out from their ears.

Swimmer’s ear condition can be easily prevented if you follow some simple but very effective steps like blocking your ear with buds while swimming, cleaning the ear softly so that no water remains stuck etc. If you neglect any of the symptoms, they can result in a very chronic disease which can even result in hearing loss. So read through our article and understand what Swimmer’s ear is.

Hello sir my ear is effected from dirt. How to clean ear dirt suggest me some ear drop for cleaning ear. Thank you.

Dr. Gladson Guddappa Uchil 91% (631 ratings)
MBBS, Diploma In Otorhinolaryngology (DLO)
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
Hello sir my ear is effected from dirt. How to clean ear dirt suggest me some ear drop for cleaning ear. Thank you.
As you cannot see your own eardrums, you meat not attempt to clean it on your own lest you end up hurting yourself or losing your hearing! Please use this app to locate a good ENT Clinic in your city where the doctor will do the needful.
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Sir. I have a feeling of blocked ear.(right one) I recently had a bike trip to char dham. Where I took bath in KUND. I DON'T KNOW WHATS HAPPENING. My father saw inside ear with flashlight. He said something is shining inside my ear.

Dr. Gladson Guddappa Uchil 91% (631 ratings)
MBBS, Diploma In Otorhinolaryngology (DLO)
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
Sir. I have a feeling of blocked ear.(right one)
I recently had a bike trip to char dham. Where I took bath in KUND. ...
Most probably you have got Swimmer's Ear where water has got trapped between a blob of earwax and your eardrum! Use this app to locate a good ENT clinic near you and get your ears professionally cleaned by microsuction under Otomicroscopes guidance.
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Hi, I have severe cold and cough So due to this, my ears are blocked and so I can't hear normally Could you someone help to relief from this issue.

Dr. Anutosh Chakraborty 90% (712 ratings)
B.Sc, DBMS, BHMS, PGD in Clinical Research, PGDHM
Homeopath, Kolkata
Hi, I have severe cold and cough
So due to this, my ears are blocked and so I can't hear normally Could you someone h...
Dear Its happened sometimes due to chronic cough and cold even from sinus. I believe you got many treatments from different pathies before to ask here. Yes you have a solve but need a serious treatment before it worse more. So you need a st. Xray of PNS and check your actual causation by an ENT. Then come. You need constitutional treatment. Thanks.
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My wife age 42 Yrs and she was suffering from nasal related problem in 2015. At initial stage we consult ENT doctor and came to know that her nasal septum is deviated. In 2016 she was operated by doctor for deviated nasal septum. But after operation her problem related to nose increase day by day. Then after we consult another doctor for same nasal related problem, he also checked and done CT scan, endoscopy showing another problem in Left nose. He again suggested some abnormality has been there in her nose and required to eliminate. Another surgery was done In 2016, after 11 months of 1st surgery. She has been twice operated by doctors, and still suffering from same problem & not feeling well. Almost two year has passed and still her nose & ear remains block and unable to test & smell. She has to do not daily twice a day. Presently, no medicine treatment is going except ayurvedic medicine and drops she is taking for temporary relief. Kindly suggest any better medicine if you have for permanent solution.

Dr. Nihar Ranjan Naik 90% (413 ratings)
MBBS
General Physician, Sambalpur
My wife age 42 Yrs and she was suffering from nasal related problem in 2015. At initial stage we consult ENT doctor a...
Deviated nasal septum (DNS) found in many people but generally don't cause problems of nasal obstruction to the deviated site. However in many cases it's associated with ENT problem like rhinitis, rhinorrhea etc. For such allergic reaction no need for surgery in most of cases. Now you have take some precautions and natural methods to relieve yourself to maximum extent. There are some drops to prevent obstruction to both nose and ear. For details it's better to consult me online on this site with an appointment.
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I was cleaning my ear with ear bud it got blocked. Since two days my ear has been blocked.

Dr. Sanjucta Ghosh Arora 90% (86 ratings)
MBBS, MS-ENT
ENT Specialist, Delhi
I was cleaning my ear with ear bud it got blocked. Since two days my ear has been blocked.
The was in your ear has been pushed to the eardrum so you are feeling blockage. You need to get your ear cleaned.
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My right ear was blocked. I am not able to hear properly. Kindly give me the solution.

Dr. Aniruddha Sarkar 89% (208 ratings)
Master of Surgery ENT, DNB, Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS) - Neurology
ENT Specialist, Kolkata
My right ear was blocked. I am not able to hear properly. Kindly give me the solution.
Hi Lybrate-user. You have told your right ear was blocked and for that you have hard of hearing. But you have not mentioned the duration and associated cold and cough present or not. And any tinnitus or ringing ear sensation and earache present or not. Whether you have ear cleaning habit or not. There are two most common causes of blocked ear r ear wax and acute otitis media. For that thing I have to take proper history and examination to come to a conclusion. Please consult any ent doctor.
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