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What causes clogged ear and hearing sounds in ear?

Hi, I m having problems with my left ear, I started wearing headphones at work to answer the phones and now my left ear feals clogged up and there s a weird noise (rattling) when any electric appliances are on, I tried washing out my ears with the ear wax kit but nothing comes out (my ears are clean) what else can I do to unclog my ear?
Thu, 26 Feb 2015
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I think you should avoid using ear phones if possible. Go for a pure tone audiometry to know the hearing status. Till then start tab. Levorid D at night and practice valsalva. If problem persist consult an ent.
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