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Eardrums felt like exploding on blowing the nose, dizziness a day after wax removal. Cause?

Sunday night my wife proceeded to get a similar ball of wax that she states was in both ears, I told her she went to far in both of my ears, but we did not make a big deal about it, later that day I went to blow my nose and it felt like my eardrums were exploding. Monday morning I woke up and I was very dizzy, had to kneel just to feel comfortable getting to the rest room. It lasted for maybe 30 minutes until I was off to work. I didnot have the feeling anymore for the remainder of the day. Now today Tuesday, I woke feeling the same dizzy spells and it has continued beyond 30 minutes. It has been about 4 hours now and the dizzy spells are coming around every 20 minutes lasting about 1 minute of a confused feeling. I also walked to the restroom here at work and sort of veered of my walking path into a desk, but I was not having a dizzy spell at the time, so I thought I was walking straight. Please help! scared with 2 little children at home and I am only 37yrs old
Asked On : Sat, 12 Jan 2013
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ENT Specialist 's  Response
Aug 2013
hello and welcome to HCM,

Any ear block followed by giddiness must be properly examined by the ENT as soon as possible. also while trying to blow the nose harshly you may have caused injury to the middle or inner ear.
It may just be a minor cause but it pays to be safe. Let these be a few pointers:
1. Get a full check up of your ears and the state of the drum
2. Get an audiometry evaluation done including PTA and impedance to get a clear picture
3. You may also consider an HRCT of the temporal bone if necessary
4. The doctor may start you on antibiotics, anti vertigo medications for symptom control
5. Google for vestibular rehabilitation exercises and follow them

take care of your ears and do not do any sudden work or movements

Dr Sriram Nathan
Answered: Thu, 29 Aug 2013
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Allergist and Immunologist Dr. Suman Kumar's  Response
wax may be ne part as you emoved it
you mst have added sinusitis
as if the euschachian tubes are blocked the blowing causes vasovagal attacks thus dizziness
get xray pns waters view to check sinuses and if there treat it
you can take antiallergcs
apply neomycin h ointment bd in nose
sea water 2 drops in nose bd to ckar the eustachian tubes
Answered: Thu, 29 Aug 2013
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