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I got up to use the bathroom and realized that my left ear was clogged.

Around 4 am, I got up to use the bathroom and realized that my left ear was clogged. I thought it was part of a dream so I thought nothing of it. I went back to bed and got up around 7 am with the same problem. I really didn t think much of it, but it s still the same way and I m getting nervous. Is there something I can do from home or do I need to see a doctor?
Asked On : Sun, 5 Sep 2010
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ENT Specialist 's  Response
Dear Ronnie Hello I am Dr Ravinder Sharma ENT surgeon On the basis of the info provided it appears that you have either impacted wax or foreign body (insect) or acute otitis media(infection of middle ear) as a cause of your ear clogging. I would advise you for a ENT consultation so that you get the exact cause of clogging of ear and once a diagnosis is reached treatment can be started I hope this answers your concern with regards Ravinder Sharma
Answered: Sat, 21 Apr 2012
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  Anonymous's Response
welcome to health care magic
there can be many reasons for ear clogging,,find out that?? you can try home made remedy for quick relief.
take 12 gm seasem oil (til ka tail),add two cloves of garlic .heat both on fire until clove turned to black.let it cool down ,,pour in ear 10 drops twice for 2 days. after 1 hour gently clean it with ear bud.lukewarm oil is best to vill clear out your clogging.if at all the same problem persist please see the doctor .
take care
Answered: Wed, 5 Oct 2011
  User's Response
It is best that you get your ear examined to rule out ear wax, which is the commonest cause. Do not try to clean your ear yourself as far as possible. If the ear fullness is very disturbing gently clean your ear with an ear bud, being careful not to push the wax further inwards. Stop as soon as your ear opens up. Then get yourself examined. If you have no previous history of ear problems or hearing loss, and no recent cold, you may start OTC (Available Over The Counter) earwax dissolving drops, especially if it is not possible to see a doctor immediately.
Answered: Sun, 5 Sep 2010
Anesthesiologist Dr. Shivakumar. M. C.'s  Response
Hi Ronnie,
Clogged ear suddenly may be due to either wax or insects, i suggest u to get yourself examined by ENT specialist. Dont try to do anything yourself.
Take care
Answered: Wed, 5 Oct 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta's  Response
Hello.Welcome.Are you having cold.Your eustachian tube could be blocked due to the fluid inside it due to cold.Also you may have impacted earwax,Consult EMT specialist for the diagnosis and treatment.Good luck.
Answered: Wed, 5 Oct 2011
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  Anonymous's Response
My right ear has been clogged for almost 2 months and it gives me awful throbbing headaches in the right side of my temporal region of my head. My left ear is clear because it pops and I can hear fine out of it but my left ear i get nothing from it...what could this be?
Answered: Sat, 25 Sep 2010
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