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I got a blocked right ear and I can not hear very well and I

hi I got a blocked...
hi I got a blocked right ear and I can not hear very well and I got a hearing aid aswell what can I do I can not c a doctor till next wed
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Dr. Arun Phophalia
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Greetings Joyce Spencer.

The blocked ear is commonly due to ear wax. This can be softened by the mineral oil / baby oil or hydrogen peroxide. A two drops of any of it twice a day for five days would soften the wax. Once this is softened, you may drip luke warm water in the ear by the dropper. Tilting the head would remove the wax from the ear. Please read the detailed procedure in this authentic resource;

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/earwax-blockage/DS00052/DSECTION=lifestyle-and-home-remedies


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