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After a shower a week ago, right ear got blocked and is

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After a shower a week ago, right ear got blocked and is deaf. Olive oil and otex ear drops have not worked so far to unblock ear. Please advise what action should be taken now, thanks.

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Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Thank you

The ideal is to seek an appointment with an ENT specialist who would prescribe you;

1) Antibiotics

2) Steroid drops and

3) Ear wax drops.

Meanwhile, you may do the following;

1) Over the counter ear wax drops.

2) Decongestant.

3) Vitamin C 500 mg twice a day.

All of these are without the prescription.

4) Valsalva maneuver; (positive pressure against a closed nasal airway) usually equilibrates pressure in the middle ear to the outside and can be helpful if done 5-7 times in a day.

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Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Thank you for the advice.

You are very welcome.

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Customer: replied 15 days ago.
I’m more than satisfied with your advice. Many thanks

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