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What could be the reason for mild intermittent pain in my ears? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 16-Jan-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor:good afternoon
User:hello doctor
Doctor:please proceed with your query
User:i m having mild intermittent pain in my left ear since last two days
Doctor:is there a discharge as well?
User:no..i have taken dolo 650 and used dewax ear drops
Doctor:did they help?
Doctor:since there is no active ear discharge, I doubt any infection is present in the ear
Doctor:You can continue to use dewax ear drops for 2 more days
User:after putting dewax i m getting lot of wax black in colour
Doctor:Take Dolo as well if pain is severe
Doctor:in such a case, please get to your primary physician after a day or two and get the wax cleared out manually by the doctor
Doctor:Do not try to manipulate yourself inside the ears as it can worsen the problem
Doctor:it is better to get it removed by a doctor
Doctor:all right?
User:shoud i continue using the dewax or go to the physician after day or two
Doctor:use the dewax for a day more, and then you can go to the physician
Doctor:get well soon
User:is there something need to be worried or taken care of?
Doctor:plug the ears with cotton while bathing to make sure no water enters it
User:i also feel that the ear is closed
User:the closed ear sensation
Doctor:I understand
Doctor:but it is better to keep them closed with the cotton plugs the prescription is use dewax for a day or two (twice a day) and dolo 650 (SOS) and then get checked by a pysician
User:is that correct?
Doctor:get checked by physician on 2nd morning
User:ok thanks doctor XXXXXXX
Doctor:my pleasure
Doctor:take care
Doctor:and wish you advance new year
User:have a great day ahead and happy new year year
Doctor:thank you
User:i am logging off from the chat now
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