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Hello, About two days ago I started having a sensation in

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About two days ago I started having a sensation in my ears like they were stuffed with cotton. Today there is additionally a whistling echo when people close by are speaking. I do not have a cold or the flu, though I was a bit head-aching yesterday. I am generally in good health. Unfortunately, the earliest doctor's appt. I can get is three weeks away. Is it likely this will clear up on its own? I am concerned about hearing loss.
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Welcome to Just Answer and thank you for the question.
I am Dr.Abid a Medical Internist and will help you out.
Please tell me do you have same feelings in both ear?
Is it of gradual onset or happened suddenly?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Hello Dr. Abid,


I think the sensation is about the same in each ear. I first noticed the "stuffed ear" feeling a little over a day ago. Then it was more mild.




Thanks for info....
Stuffed ear followed by weird feeling could be possibly because of wax in ear.You should put 6 drops of soda glycerin available as over the counter in each ear for 5-7 days hopefully it will clear up.
If after one week still problem persist than you should consult ENT dr.
Avoid water entry in to ears while bathing.
Regards XXXXX XXXXX luck.
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