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 Why can't I eat anymore?
Heyya the other day I threw up, which I rarely do and now I can't eat anything anymore and it's been 4 days everytime I make something to eat I physically can't eat it the only thing I ...

 Are there any steroids that don't damage the liver?
I want to know if there are any steroids that do not damage the liver. It's not about looking good. I already look good, its simply a defence thought. I want to be invincible. Since no ...

 I work 16 hours a week,in retail, but i have arthritus in my feet and ankles and find it very painful seriousl?
y need to finish work, can and what benefits can i claim....

 Boost Immune system ?
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 any idea why my sleep pattern is messed up?
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 lightheadedness? dry mouth? dry skin?
recently I've been having alot of dizzy spells. I've noticed that I've put on weight although my diet hasn't changed (used to be bulimic so keep close eye on what I eat). My skin, ...

 what injections should a 17 year old living in the UK of had up to their current age?
the last time i was immunised against anything was back on 2000, which ones am i due?...

 Came down ill with something doctors seem to think its a chest infection but the tablets havent shifted it?
Well i went to the doctors wednesday with the symptoms : Cold sweat , sore throat , sickness , diarrhoea and constant aching and tired. The doctors said that it was a chest infection so they gave me ...

 Everytime I talk to my mum about her drinking we have an argument?
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 when will my virtigo go i cant take it any more?
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 Depressed about rhinoplasty, any advice?
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 Constantly sad, got headaches, and really tired all the time.?
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 my epileptic daughters hands are shaking?
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 I can't get to sleep... please help!?
I was sick at school today and had to come home. It is 1.15 and I really can't sleep. I've not ate and I'm not hungry, I've drank loads of water, I've tried to relax, read a ...

 Fainted twice, feeling dizzy?
3 days ago I woke up in the middle of the night feeling ill, and on my way to the bathroom I fainted. I can't really remember that much from that moment but I did fall on my hip and shoulder and ...

 Has anyone had a hip operation to repair torn labrum?
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 Blood coming from the rear?
Recently I've had blood coming from my arse not sure why I noticed blood on the tissue when I wipe and then at night I noticed blood in my underwear at the back, not much but it feels like ...

 can I give my 16year old a sleeping pill for a 24 hour flight?

 Am I allowed to go to my hospital appointment with fever?
I have an appointment in the hospital tomorrow,but I have a bad cold and fever (but it's not flu for sure as I feel generally well) Am I allowed to go to my appointment or is it not allowed due ...

 Help with side effects of Prednisolone?
I am on a course of Prednisolone (40mg for a week then reducing by 5mg for 7 weeks) as I recently suffered from what my doctor diagnosed as reactive arthritis. Over the last few days my appetite ...

I've pushed ear wax deep into my ear?
I was cleaning my ears out yesterday with cotton buds and in my right ear I must have pushed wax further back. It's been 24 hours and ive tried to clear it out. I can't hear very well out of it and I'm getting worried. I don't want the eardrum to become infected or anything! So far ive tried scooshing a hand-held shower head directly into the ear for 5 minutes - didn't work. Tried tilting my head to the side and dripping some very hot water into the ear to melt the wax and waiting until the water cools.. then using some cotton to see if it's cleared the wax out some... that didn't work either! I'm getting really worried - what can I do? Will I have to go to the doctors and get some eardrops or something?

Hit the doctor and get them to flush your ear out. You can buy stuff to do this at home, but given how deeply it seems to be impacted, I'd not mess with it any more.

I regularly use hydrogen peroxide to clean out my ears; you can also use rubbing alcohol (especially if you think you might have some water stuck in there). The only problem with peroxide or alcohol is if you're susceptible to ear infections, in which case you should probably see your ENT (ear, nose, and throat doctor) to clean out your ears. Your primary care physician might be able to do it, also. I spoke to my ENT about it, and she recommended using peroxide to regularly clean out my ears. It works well. As the others said, do NOT use Q-tips in yours ears, only on the outside of the canal (like on the lobes or outer cartilage, if necessary to clean that part of the ear). A good rule of thumb is to not stick anything "smaller than your elbow" in your ear canal.

You should never use cotton buds to clean your ears as the inner ear is very delicate and you could damage it. If you have a wax problem then you should use ear drops to move the wax and if it is bad then get it cleared by the nurse. As for this problem don't use cotton buds anymore but go and see your doctor.

If you think you have pushed the wax too far then go and see your GP straight away. Very hot water is not the answer - your ear drum is very delicate. Hydrogen Peroxide is even worse being an acid (amongst other things.) You probably haven't perforated your eardrum but wax pushed over the ear drum will deaden your perception of sound so that might be it. Eardrops, particularly oil-based ones take a long time to work with big lumps of wax. You will proabably have to have to syringed. (I suffer from very heavy ear wax build so I have to go to the GPs about once a quarter to get it syringed out. Before I go I have to use heavy duty ear drops for two weeks to soften the lumps up.) BTW, you should never, ever use cotten buds on your earhole!

take a small cap of hydrogen peroxide and mix it with water. If you have one of those things (i can't remember what there called, but they look like little turkey basters), put it in that and put the peroxide and water into your ear for a minute or two.

Live fast, die young
Go to the doctors they will syringe it for you, totally painless and it will get the job done.

Hydrogen peroxide. It's much cheaper than "Debrox" at your local drug store. IF that doesn't work, presume you've got one of the cotton buds in your ear canal. You'll need a doctor to get it out.

Tom H
yeah you have to go to the doc's they hook it out

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