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# 143559 18-Apr-2014 19:50
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Does anyone know if there's a place that opens tomorrow (easter) or this Monday that does ear irrigation or suction ?

My ear has been blocked these past few days and ear drops are not having any effect at all ( i don't think it's even reaching the insides of my ear).

The buzzing is annoying the s*** out of me.

Thanks!

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  # 1027526 18-Apr-2014 20:12
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You don't say where you are.
I guess you know about the candle trick https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2eXSeOGX8M



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  # 1027527 18-Apr-2014 20:13
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turnin: You don't say where you are.
I guess you know about the candle trick https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2eXSeOGX8M


West Auckland.  Candle trick is new to me... don't have any of those either atm :(

 
 
 
 


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  # 1027537 18-Apr-2014 20:23
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turnin: You don't say where you are.
I guess you know about the candle trick https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2eXSeOGX8M


Don't waste your money on these, they dont work. I have tried them and several others too and they are a waste of money.

Micro suction works wonders and is very quick. google search for your local Ear Nose and Throat clinic.

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  # 1027540 18-Apr-2014 20:27
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Saturday is a normal day but no doctors open except the usual a & e... Monday is a holiday so Tuesday ?



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  # 1027556 18-Apr-2014 20:28
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Bee: Saturday is a normal day but no doctors open except the usual a & e... Monday is a holiday so Tuesday ?


Bahh, yea . Tuesday is abit too long though + i've got work. 
And gotta meet someone for dinner on Monday.

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  # 1027562 18-Apr-2014 20:33
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You sure it's wax on the outside, and not glue-ear?  If it's the latter a clean out will do na-da, go see a Doc.




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  # 1027563 18-Apr-2014 20:37
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scuwp: You sure it's wax on the outside, and not glue-ear?  If it's the latter a clean out will do na-da, go see a Doc.



Glue-ear ? What in the world is that lol, never heard of it.

I think it's ear wax ...because what happened was I was fine about a few days ago until I took a shower and accidentally sprayed the water at my ear...then I think the water must've created the blockages by gathering up the wax (ew!)

 
 
 
 


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  # 1027601 18-Apr-2014 22:37
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There's some stuff called (I think) Audiclean you can get from a chemist that washes them out.

Failing that, head to A&E and tell them something is stuck in your ear.





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  # 1027604 18-Apr-2014 23:21
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Any open a&e medical place will fix that for you. It's a job usually done by a nurse staff member.




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  # 1027611 18-Apr-2014 23:59
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I feel for you man.  I've got a bunged up ear myself.

According to the nurse that fixed my ears, my body produces too much wax and gave me a prescription for drugs.  She said one a day for the rest of your life.  I said, "No thank you!"  If anything, the wax has preserved some hearing after playing guitar and drums for a few years, haha!





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  # 1027613 19-Apr-2014 00:04
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Btw cant see the video but the whole ear candle thing has a very bad rep with medical professionals due to the high risk and cases of damage.




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  # 1027632 19-Apr-2014 07:04
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Have you tri either of these places, they seem to have a number of places around Auckland

http://www.earhealth.co.nz/

http://www.tritonhearing.co.nz/

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