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Hello. Wax build up does not hurt. Is he having any ear discharge?
Any cold symptoms?
No discharge just pain
Always having sinus problems
This is more likely to be from eustachian tube dysfunction. The middle ear behaves very much like the sinuses. The tiny tube that drains it can get closed off...whether by an allergy or a virus...when this occurs, pressure builds up in the middle ear.
I would suggest you try something like Actifed, which is available over-the-counter. It has an antihistamine and a decongestant combined together.
This usually helps the eustachian tube to open, relieving any pressure and allowing any fluid trapped in there to get out...before it gets infected.
Is this a liquid Med
It is usually a capsule...though there are liquid versions of it.
which is best
For adults, the capsule is better.
Talk to the pharmacist. He or she can show you the available versions and check for allergies and the like.
when we get the Actifed is there anything else we can do like heat or ice
Neither will help, really, because the problem is deep. But you could get debrox drops just in case there is some wax build up as well.
Thank you very much
Hope all works out for the best for your son.