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Ear wax build up, ringing sound, clogged sensation. What is it?

My left ear had wax build up about 3 days ago. I used a q-tip to clean it. The next day my ear contined to feel clogged and a high pitch ringing started. Afterwards, I used hydrogen peroxide. When that didn't work I bought murine ear wax remover over the counter and it didn't work to perfection. I'm going to a doctor in the morning to get it checked. If the wax is the problem will the clogged feeling and the ringing clear up?
Asked On : Thu, 11 Apr 2013
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ENT Specialist 's  Response

Thanks for writing to H.C.M. for your query.

I have gone through your query regarding ear wax which is not removed even by q-tip, hydrogenperoxide, and even wax softner.

Here I would like to tell you that most probably you are having impacted wax, so for it's removal you should use wax softener ear drops for about 4 to 5 days in a frequency of 3 to 4 times a day. After that it may be removed by -

(a) Succesion clearence.

(b) Syringing with saline at room tempreature.

I hope this will solve your problem.

Answered: Fri, 12 Apr 2013
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