Hello, I have been seeing an ENT doc for chronic ear eczema. He usually suctions out a buildup of sloughed skin or gets it out with a tool. Recently he told me that it would be too painful to take the debris off of my eardrum. So I now have a blockage (stuffy ear with loss of hearing). He told me to use the Elocon he had prescribed. My question is as follows: Does Elocon eventually loosen that skin and cause it to come out on its own. I am about to go bonkers with the discomfort and lack of hearing. About to seek a new doc. Not sure why he would suction sometimes and other times not. Any advice or knowledge would be greatly appreciated.View Thread
Thank you for this information An_25!! - I really appreciate the time you took to pass this on. It was all very interesting and I will look into trying these remedies. I like the information about the relief you got for your low thyroid symptoms. Tx again. AngelaView Thread
Thank you very much for your reply, Dr. Tareen. I finally did see a 2nd doc, who flushed the ears with a liquid partly composed of mecurochrome. He also painted them with gentian violet. He said to use no meds for a while. I do have some Derm-Otic - was using per first doc 1 drop of Dermotic daily (for yeast prevention he said) and 2 drops of Elocon nightly. Since I am now using both of these only occasionally I may try to switch to the Dermotic. The flush treatment seems to have helped a lot. The second doc said sometimes people go overboard and to just back off for a while and see if wax comes back. Anyway, I really appreciate your response! AngelaView Thread
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