What should I do with my ear itch after wearing a hearing aid?
In the process of wearing a hearing aid, some patients may have itchy ears after wearing the hearing aid. Itchy ear is a feeling that the sensory nerves of the external auditory canal are slightly stimulated. If it is a normal post-stimulation reaction, it does not matter, take the hearing aid off and wear it again after a while.
Customers should pay attention to clean and dry their hearing aids, pay attention to some cleaning problems, such as not letting the surface of the hearing aid dirty, usually the hands should be cleaned, do not touch the ears and hearing aids after rubbing your feet. But itching may also be the main symptom of external ear canal skin disease, which may be caused by some lesions, such as earwax, mold, allergies, too dry, etc. The most common ones are external ear canal mold and external auditory canal eczema.
Ear mold may be caused by environmental factors, secretions of tympanic membrane perforation or infection. When the climate is warm and humid, the external auditory canal enters the dirty water due to shampooing, raining, and swimming. If it is not cleaned for a long time, it may cause mildew. Chronic otitis media itself, the flow of pus may flow from the tympanic membrane to the external auditory canal, no treatment, long-term will also grow mildew. There are enough people who use their fingers to rub their feet and squat to stop itching. After not washing their hands and using their fingers to dig their ears, they pass the ankle to the external auditory canal. In the case of otome, the ear itch is very uncomfortable, and especially long earwax, often over the entire ear canal after one or two weeks.
Treatment of fungal otitis externa:
one, Chinese medicine
This disease belongs to the category of ear ulcers of traditional Chinese medicine. It is mostly caused by wind-heat invasion or heat-toxin, and the treatment should be windy and clear. Detoxification and swelling.
1. Oral medicine Yinqiao Pill, Niuhuang Jiedu Pills orally.
2. External use
1 Huanglian cream, Zijin ingot external ear canal coating.
2 Chinese herbal calamus, aconite and other amounts of powder and sesame oil drops.
3 If accompanied by swelling around the ear, you can use water to disperse external application.(That is, after the end of the research, add the same amount of gypsum and cold water to make a paste. Coating the ear around the swelling or applying a hot towel).
Second, commonly used western medicine
1. Acute otitis externa, erythromycin or spiramycin1Day3Oral administration, appropriate use of painkillers such as painkillers.
2. The external auditory canal may be coated with erythromycin ointment, acetic acid de-inflammatory pine cream, cortisone ointment and the like.
3. Ultra-short wave, infrared therapy.
The treatment of the ear mold is very time consuming. This is because after the external ear canal fungus disease, the ear wax will adhere to the epidermis, and the peeling is very difficult. Even if the surface is peeled off, the residual root will spread quickly. Therefore, in addition to the treatment of the otologist, you should also take some medicine or rub the ointment every day. If you are patiently treated for at least two weeks, it will cure (somewhat similar to the ankle). But if you have perseverance, you will be able to treat it.
In addition, if it is itchy in the middle of the night, it is likely to be caused by dry ears, such as too dry weather, too frequent bathing or too long, will cause dry ears and cause itchy ears. Such patients can usually be applied to the ear with oily skin care products to prevent the ear from being too dry, which can effectively alleviate the symptoms of itching.
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