Ear Wax - Symptoms

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Unpleasant symptoms related to excessive ear wax

Excessive ear wax can cause different symptoms, including:

  • earache,
  • a sense of fullness in the ears,
  • hearing problems,
  • ringing in the ears (tinnitus),
  • cough,
  • itching,
  • or discharge from the ear canal.
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Comment from: GARIL, 75 or over Male (Patient) Published: November 06

My reaction to excess ear wax is partial deafness from clogging of the in-the-ear part of my hearing aids. The aids have a replaceable "wax trap" in the opening. Without the aids, I get some clogging in the tubes, and have had it cleared with syringe flushing by a professional.

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Comment from: JohnC, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: April 21

My excessive ear wax symptoms are often asking someone to repeat what they said in a noisy environment, subdued hearing, like someone has covered your ear, and occasional pain deep in the ear canal.

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