She said it was going to take 24-48 hours to have my hearing back but I can't help panicking. Or does syringing cause a different type of tinnitus problem? No improvement in hearing at all. During this procedure, the person sits in a chair and the ear is rinsed with warm water from an electronic irrigator. Learn how you can protect yourself, reducing the risk of hearing damage and tinnitus. If you are happy to pay for it, you could have it microsuctioned - Clear Ear clinic will do it. To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account. Hi, i had my ears syringed today. Hearing loss can be sudden or gradual, permanent or temporary. Look for signs and symptoms of complications—for example, severe pain during syringing, deafness, or vertigo—and refer immediately to an ear, nose, and throat specialist if problems occur during or after the procedure or if deafness persists. This procedure is most commonly carried out in hospitals although some primary care clinics can also now offer this. It’s probably more likely that she was unable to remove the wax and it’s just stil in there. 3 Answers. Sodium bicarbonate ear drops can also be effective but again some people find them very drying. Ask to be seen urgently by your doctors today - some discomfort is expected, but any pain after syringing should be checked out. Where to get hearing aids and what can you expect from them? First, always try to go for the ear wax softener if it is ineffective then go for the ear syringing. my ears had been ringing for a few months now, and i had been feeling dizzy and nauseous, so i went to my gp today for this problem. Total waste of money... As someone who is also prone to impacted wax, infections, burst eardrums etc I would also recommend a private appointment for microsuction, it’s amazing! Whilst there is no cure, there are a number of athome remedies you can try to lessen the ringing in your ears. Went to the nurse said my ear is clear and ear drum in tact. Share with Tangle Teezer - £100 voucher to be won, Share your stories about your children’s favourite toys with Munchkin Nursery Steriliser - £100 voucher to be won. Ear syringing does make some noise but this is not excessive or uncomfortable. The nurse said I had impacted wax in my ear so she syringed it for me. Wax, or cerumen as it is also known, is composed of epithelium (skin cells), dust and oily secretions from the sebaceous and ceruminous glands in the ear canal. These secretions lubricate the ear canal and prevent it becoming too dry. The composition of wax varies from individual to individual depending on diet, age and environment. Mumsnet hasn't checked the qualifications of anyone posting here. Pulsatile tinnitus, is a type of tinnitus which appears to follow a rhythm such as your heart beat. It is also not advisable to carry out the procedure if the patient has any dizziness problems or very troublesome tinnitus. The British Tinnitus Association is a registered charity. It varies from mild, moderate and even to a severe or complete hearing loss. Favourite answer. Here are the BTA's top tips to get you flying with confidence in no time. She subsequently developed purulent and blood-stained discharge in that ear. Ear irrigation is a routine procedure used to remove excess earwax, called cerumen, or foreign materials from the ear. Find out what causes ear wax build up, how to deal with it and whether it has any effect on tinnitus. Ear irrigation is a method of removing a buildup of earwax. Here are some simple things to do which may help you lessen the intrusiveness of your tinnitus and improve your quality of life. If the wax has been blocking the ear and reducing the sound getting in, the increased loudness of the sound after wax removal can increase awareness of tinnitus temporarily. Was the procedure painful? I feel for you, it's horrible. You need to discuss this with your practice manager it’s a really daft thing to do.