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Arrghhh...what the hell is this?????!!!

(16 Posts)
AnnieOnAMapleLeaf Wed 22-Jun-11 18:50:53

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ilovemydogandMrObama Wed 22-Jun-11 18:51:46

wax?

AnnieOnAMapleLeaf Wed 22-Jun-11 18:54:25

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speculationisrife Wed 22-Jun-11 18:55:44

Yup, sounds like wax to me. It's VERY annoying (and very lovely when you have it syringed and can hear again grin)

whomovedmychocolate Wed 22-Jun-11 18:56:04

Warm vegetable oil or olive oil, a couple of drops, every day, dripped into the ear will dissolve the wax. Is your hearing impaired when it happens, or is it worse after colds?

whomovedmychocolate Wed 22-Jun-11 18:56:35

Use a neurofen syringe btw to get it in without getting it in your hair! You only need 1ml per ear per treatment.

AnnieOnAMapleLeaf Wed 22-Jun-11 19:02:21

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AnnieOnAMapleLeaf Wed 22-Jun-11 19:03:04

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wahwahwah Wed 22-Jun-11 19:05:03

Otix, Otax... whats it called? Go to the pharmacy and ask for ear drops to break up the hard wax. I get it sometimed because I get dermititus in my ear and it gets all clogged up with the wax... delightful! It gets worse and worse until I can't hear at all.

chipstick10 Wed 22-Jun-11 19:25:26

I never have wax. Not ever. I wonder why!!!!!! confused

DeWe Wed 22-Jun-11 19:31:27

I had this back in the winter, had never had it before. I had to drip olive oil in twice a day for a fortnight and then get it syringed out. Very long fortnight, but the syringing wasn't unpleasant and it was bliss to hear again, although my ear buzzed for the first hour afterwards.

whomovedmychocolate Wed 22-Jun-11 19:43:22

You get syringes in children's neurofen or they are available from pharmacies for a pound or two. (Needleless type)

whomovedmychocolate Wed 22-Jun-11 19:44:56

You can also use a pipette if you have one.

Footle Wed 22-Jun-11 20:29:50

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Panzee Wed 22-Jun-11 20:34:57

You know you want to!

AnnieOnAMapleLeaf Wed 22-Jun-11 21:35:32

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