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What is the treatment for a blocked ear?

i used a nasal wash the other day and for 24 hours i had major ear pain and couldn't equalize my ear and now the pain is gone, but I still can't clear it and it feels like theres a cotton ball stuck in my ear (making it harder to hear) anything i could do to try and clear it?
Mon, 9 Jun 2014
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Otolaryngologist/ENT Doctor 's  Response
Hi,
There are several causes for sensation of blockage/fullness in the ears associated with decreased hearing. Accumulated wax being one of the most common causes. The actual cause can be assertained only after a proper ear examination. I suggest you to consult an ENT specialist and follow his/her advice.

Hope this helps.

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Dr. Prasad
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