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I have had ringing in my right ear for about 2 weeks. My ear feels plugged up with partial hearing and no pain. What should I do?

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Abram Bailey, AuD

Doctor of Audiology, Hearing Tracker Founder

19 July 2016 - 46742 Views

I don't typically answer these questions, but my personal opinion is to seek medical attention immediately. Your symptoms may be caused by something as simple as an earwax blockage, which can be easily remedied by your local doctor. However, the worst case scenario is that you're suffering from a case of sudden sensorineural hearing loss, which is typically treated as close to onset as possible (to increase the likelihood of resolution) with corticosteroids. "The most common treatment for sudden deafness, especially in cases where the cause is... Read more