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Did water punching fro wax removal from the ear. Severe pain. Infection? When can I take head bath?

My right ear was filled with wax,so it made so much pain,so went to an ENT doctor,he did water punching many times,it created much pain,he gave pain killer and drops for 5 days 2times a day...but it pains much on one side of my head including that infected ear...nw its 4th day,after how much days headbath can be taken? almost 14 days i dint took headbath due to pain.
Asked On : Sat, 20 Apr 2013
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The wax in the ear is not removed as such but when you had it, first for 03 days glycerin ear drops are prescribed which softens the wax and is ready for removal and after that the syringing is done. When the wax is removed in its hard form it causes damage to ear and causes pain and vertigo. however now you have had it. The bathing have nothing to do with the wax removal. You can have bath on the first day or whenever you want. You can use diclofenic ear drops for pain relief.

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