Ear Wax Drops

Ear wax drops help clear the ear wax build-up. Upon using these drops, the ear wax gets soft and loose, after which it can be removed easily. They contain Carbamide Peroxide as their ingredient, which causes foaming up due to the release of oxygen. It is advised not to use it more than four times a day.

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Can I have tinnitus due to side effect of AZO?

Query: Hello doctor, I began exhibiting symptoms that I would describe as tinnitus from a week. I get a loud noise or ringing in my left ear, although it also happens in the right ear. One fine day the tinnitus actually went to the other ear (my right ear), my tinnitus since then has not been focused in a...  Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. While you have elaborated on your symptoms very meticulously, I still require some more details. Is there any hearing loss? Do you have any fullness of the ear? The tingling feeling, is it permanent? Do you have any giddiness? Any change of ear fullness or ...  Read Full »

Will Waxonil cause blockage of ear and difficulty in hearing?

Query: Hi doctor, My father used Waxonil two weeks back. Since then, both his ears feel blocked, and he can hardly hear. He used the Waxonil again, hoping the wax would flow out and he would feel better, but it has gotten worse. His hearing has gone down drastically. As we are under lockdown, we cannot vis...  Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. What happens when you put wax dissolution agents is, the wax absorbs the liquid and swells up. So the blockage increases more than before. Ideally, we need to see him in the OPD where we can suction it out. Otherwise, what I would suggest is to keep putting the wax drop...  Read Full »

What could be the problem, and how might I resolve ear pain?

Query: Hi, I have ETD in my left ear. I used Debrox and the water syringe to clean the wax because my ears felt clogged. Within a few hours, I developed excruciating ear pain in my left ear. I immediately went to the urgent care to see if I had an infection, and they said I do not have any infection. They...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandeep Shrestha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your history, you might be having otitis externa as you give the history of ear manipulation, or it can also be an early stage of acute otitis media. To confirm otitis externa, you can press your tragus. If it is painful, then the most likely diagnosis is otit...  Read Full »

I went swimming a few days back and lost complete hearing in my right ear. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I went swimming a few days back, and I have lost complete hearing in my right ear. I believe there is water stuck in it. I noticed it straight after getting out of the water. I can only hear a little. I tried blowing while holding my nose and tried ear drops suggested by the pharmacy. I t...  Read Full »

Dr. Oliyath Ali

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to the history provided by you, there is impacted wax or cerumen in the ear, which has gotten wet because of water entry into the ear while swimming. When ear wax gets wet, it swells up, leading to ear blockage. Refrain from blowing forcefully. It will not o...  Read Full »

Are fertility medicines causing my left ear to be blocked?

Query: Hello doctor,My left ear feels full, like it is blocked since Wednesday night.There is no pain and liquid oozing out.I could hear some sound while trying to blow out with my nose and mouth closed but there is no relief.I also started taking fertility medicine like the tablet Progynova and the tablet...  Read Full »

Dr. Ranjit Peter

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The reasons for the blocked ear could be either regular ear wax, or it may be related to a blocked eustachian tube, that is, the tube connecting the back of your nose to the ear. However, if you do have a running nose or a nose block, the chances are that you have a bl...  Read Full »

What is the best way to unclog my ear?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 17-years-old with a height of 6'4" and a weight of 180 lbs. My right ear is clogged, and I experience this issue about once a month. I tried to clean my ears with peroxide, but it did not help. I am not under any medication. I have had an issue with earwax accumulation in the past....  Read Full »

Dr. Bhadragiri Vageesh Padiyar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your statement and from the symptoms that you have, the issue is due to impacted wax. This can be extremely frustrating as it blocks the entire ear canal and can cause pain and decreased hearing if the wax touches your eardrum. You can co...  Read Full »

How to unclog your ear?

Query: Hello doctor, I woke up five days ago with clogging in my ears. Stupidly, I went with one of the first solutions I found online and poured hydrogen peroxide in my ear. It is now stuck in my ear canal and I cannot get it out. I have tried Swim-ear drops, ear candle, wax removal kit and shaking my hea...  Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How sure are you it is wax that caused the blocked ears? If you are absolutely sure, you can put the wax dissolving drops and, it will act on the wax, temporarily swell it and then dissolve it. Or, it will make the wax soft enough for easy removal by a doctor using...  Read Full »

How to prevent excess ear wax formation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am getting a lot of wax formation on both ears. Even if I clean the ears on a daily basis, but still it comes up again. This problem has started around 10 years back. I am suffering from dandruff problem around the same time, along with excessive oil secretion in the head. Not su...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from a lot of wax formation on both ears and dandruff problems with oily skin for the last ten years. If your glands produce more earwax than normal, it may become hard and block the...  Read Full »

What could cause weird sound in ear with reduced hearing?

Query: Hello doctor, I feel some sound is hearing from my right ear and unable to hear normally. I am facing this problem for the last few months. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Bhadragiri Vageesh Padiyar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I totally understand how frustrating a blocked ear can be. With the symptoms that you have, the most probable possibility would be having impacted wax. This can be extremely frustrating as it blocks the entire ear canal and can cause pain and decreased hearing. You can...  Read Full »

Will using mineral oil help to cure ringing of ears?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 48 years old. A few months ago my ear was full of fluid, ringing, and infected. I took antibiotics which cleared up the infection. The fluid is gone, however, my ears still ring. Three weeks ago, I saw an ENT. He said that cells which had collected around the eardrum were impedin...  Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Whatever mineral oil or any oil you instill, will only act outside the eardrum. The cells that are outside the eardrum form cerumen or wax and these oils will be helpful. I can give you the dose and duration for that. But however, if there was fluid inside the ear, n...  Read Full »

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