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What causes ear pain and altered hearing?

My left ear is hurting, and I woke up this morning and everyone sounded robotic and like they were putting there voice through a fan. Its only my left ear, and it doesn't hurt on the right side. I cleaned my ears out last night with a cue tip, what does this mean?
Fri, 28 Oct 2016
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi welcome to the health care magic

You might have left ear infection or impacted wax like cause

You need to consult otorhinolaryngologist for Otoscopy ear examination

According to cause further specific treatment given

If wax is present than syringing done for its removal

If infection is the cause than topical antibiotic prescribed along with glycerin soaked cotton put in ear canal if inflammation present

Take care

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