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Suggest treatment for ear pain

Hi, I jumped in to a lake from 5m. - When I went under water my ears started to hurt. When I can back up they continued to ache - especially if I repressurise my ears by swallowing, blowing out whilst holding my nose etc. It also feels like I have water still in my ears. I am meant to be going surfing tomorrow, should I be worried
Mon, 27 Jul 2015
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Hi, you should get your ears checkes by an expert (ENT Surgeon) before you go for surfing. Ear problem can increase if you continue to go underwater.
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