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water in my ear!

(5 Posts)
AnonymousBird Thu 07-Apr-16 10:56:26

It's been about a week following a shower. Don't normally get it.

Can hear/feel it in there and nothing is persuading it to come out. Any tips please?

youlemming Thu 07-Apr-16 13:31:22

Have you had a cold or virus at all recently as it could be a fluid build up in the middle ear, so behind the ear drum hence nothing is coming out.
It sounded like I had my head under water for about 6 weeks after being ill a while ago and thought it might be wax but doctor said the ear was completly clear and it was fluid due to the virus and would go over time as it was absorbed into the body.

Petal02 Thu 07-Apr-16 14:46:24

Have you considered hopi ear candles - the heat and gentle vibration encourages the middle ear to drain (and it helps remove wax from the outer ear too). I swear by it.

LivingInMidnight Fri 08-Apr-16 17:36:12

Swim ear helped me. They sell it on amazon.

NoahVale Fri 08-Apr-16 17:55:55

hop on one leg, someone told me in boots.
otherwise ear syringing/micro suction at GP surgery

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