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Old 08-15-2010, 08:14 AM   #1
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Clogged ear

I was recently diagnosed with swimmers ear after experiencing pain in my ear along with a loss of hearing. After visiting with a nurse practitioner, I was prescribed ear drops. Treatment after 4 days seems to have cleared up the infection, however, my ear is now completely clogged. I can definitely feel that there is liquid in there, but nothing seems to be able to clear the ear. I've squirted water up the ear with a rubber bulb, tried ear wax removal drops, Q tips dipped in peroxide and even holding my nose shut and blowing out through the nose to try and pop my ears, but nothing has worked. Is there anything else I can try, short of going back to the doctor's office?

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Old 08-15-2010, 01:20 PM   #2
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Re: Clogged ear

i have alway put rubbing alcohol on a cotton ball and squeezed drop from that into the affected ear. this method always seemed to clear up "swimmers ear"

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