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Plugged in ear. Throbbing shooting pain in ear after using Debrox for wax removal. Help

Hello, my left ear has been plugged for a few weeks and I'm pretty sure it's due to ear wax. I went and bought some Debrox, used it for 2 nights without the syringe and it was doing nothing. Just now I went ahead and used it again. I dropped the Debrox in my ear, as it went down I felt an excruciating pain shooting in my ear. It hurt so much, I could barely move. I thought maybe it was time to use the syringe, so being very careful, I squeezed the water into my ear as I was tilting my head towards the sink. I was being gentle, but the water wasn't going into the ear canal, so I shot with more pressure and my ear started experiencing the throbbing pain again. My left ear hurts a lot now, I'm not sure what's wrong and I don't have medical insurance, so I'm avoiding to see the doctor, if I can get some answers here I would really appreciate it. Thank you!
Asked On : Fri, 29 Mar 2013
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hi.. thanks for using HCM..
you have impacted wax, and you need to see the ENT surgeon for its removal..
dont self medicate..
it may have caused excoriation of the skin in external auditary canal..
all the very best..
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