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Experience:  Ophthalmology since 1994 with Retina sub-specialty interest
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How to remove an ear plaque?

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How to remove an ear plaque?
Dr. Rick :

Hi. I'm online and happy to answer your question today.

Dr. Rick :

If it is way down in your ear canal I afraid that the only way to get it out at this point is with the help of a doctor and a special instrument for reaching safely down in your ear canal.

Dr. Rick :

If you continue to get more aggressive in your attempts to remove it you risk damaging your eardrum and, if you push hard enough, the very delicate bones in your inner ear -- which could possibly lead to permanent hearing loss.

Dr. Rick :

does this make sense to you?

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I see that you are offline. I'll switch over to the Q&A system. This system works a lot like 'text messaging' but an email is sent to each of us anytime something is posted to this thread. We can continue to work on your question there..... :)

Best of luck to you.
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I see that you have given me a poor rating for the information I provided you.

If you would be so kind as to let me know what other information you require I will be happy to discuss your question in more depth until you are satisfied.

I look forward to hearing from you.
Oops! Look like our comments crossed inside the computer....thanks for upgrading your feedback :-)
Hi.
I was just thinking about you and your ear and wondering if you managed to get that thing out safely. I hope you are doing well.