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Ear block causing reduced hearing - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   my left ear is blocked for the last 12 months.what should i do?
Doctor :   Have you found out the cause for the Block
User :   i cant hear much from my left ear
Doctor :   Since even Ear wax can cause the same and Shall need only clearing to over come
User :   apparently doctor sys it is just the ear wax but even the ear drops has not been of much help
User :   so you also recommend the same?
Doctor :   What is the ear drops that you were given and For how long have you been using it
User :   i havent used it regularly but off and on...onseveral occasions..its called soliwax i guess
Doctor :   Yes if the cause for Reduced Hearing is Ear wax then it shall need to be cleared
Doctor :   did the doctor suggest the Manual removal of Wax ever
User :   for long do i need to use it?no he dint recommend the manual removal.
Doctor :   since if the wax is hard and Does not come out with Drops then you will need to soften it with Wax Softner
Doctor :   Softer for at least 1 week
Doctor :   and once it is soft then you shall have to remove it mannually

Doctor :   and during the periods of using the softner
Doctor :   you should avoi\d
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