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i have strong tinnitus in one of my ears and am worried that it was caused by ear irrigaion.
i have had my ears irrigated on the past and before carrying out the procedure the nurses always told me to use softening drops for a week
5 months ago i went to a loacal GP and was told that my ears had a lot of wax. she then began to irrigate my left ear with a water irrigator (i found this strange as i had always been told to use softening drops). the left ear irrigation took quite a while maybe 7 mins and i did feel 3 or 4 pinch feels during it. after she had doe it she briefly put the irrigator in my right ear but told me to use drops on the right ear.
i went back to the gp to get second ear irrigatred and the wax came out in a few second. i was told that fluid had built up behind the left ear during the week after the irrigation and i was put on steriods to drain it.
i now have pretty bat tinnitus in my left ear since the irrigation.
can ear irrigation cause tinnitus and if so how dose it do this. i really regret going to that gp and its eating me up wondering if the procdure cause this debilitation condition. will i have this for the rest of my life??
please help if you can
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