Are my ear drums okay? Been having pain and muffled hearing

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My ear feels like it takes in air when i move my jaw, as there’s a weird sound like there’s wax, but there isn’t any. I’ve been having some pain that’s been really irritating. I have an image of my eardrum if it helps as I purchased one of them cameras to see if you have wax.


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    That looks like a build up of wax. Your eardrum should look pearly grey not black. Do you clean your ears with ear buds or something similar? You may have pushed a lot of the wax back into the canal and ist become impacted. Get some olive oil and drip it into your ear. Lay with that side of your head uppermost for 15 minutes. Then sit up and you will have to mop up the excess oil with a tissue. That should soften the wax so that it gradually works its way out of your ear. If it doesnt, then see your doctor. DO NOT poke anything in your ear.

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