Hear a ringing in your ear? Sudden pain? Does it feel like there is something in your ear?
Stop itching! Can you hear me yet? Hellloooooo?
Cerumen impaction otherwise known as earwax buildup is one of the most common ear-related reasons to seek medical attention.
Earwax impaction affects...
- 1 in 10 children
- 1 in 20 adults
- 1 in 3 elderly patients
8 SYMPTOMS OF EARWAX IMPACTION
1. Severe pain in your ear
2. Pain in your ear that does not subside
3. Drainage from your ear
6. Persistent hearing loss, which may continue to worsen
7. An odor coming from your ear
It’s important to note that hearing loss, dizziness, and earaches also have many other causes.
You should see your doctor if any of these symptoms are frequent.