Conditions with symptom: 'excess earwax'
My Ear Is Impacted With Earwax and I don't have a doctor appointment until next week will this effect my ear ?
I have had real bad earwax issues for years now, and all the doctors tell me to do is use olive oil, and not once has this worked. I ave tried this 5 times now, and its really frustrating... Where should I go to actually get some better treatment?
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Hi! A little while ago, I was poking and prodding my ear with my finger far too much :/ Ever since, for about four months maybe, my earwax smells bad and my ear feels sort of clogged up. Any home remedies to solve this problem, whatever it may be? Or what should I do?
I have halved my size in the last year and a half. I now have excess skin at the top of my arms, legs, and stomach etc. Due to my weight loss, I now have excess skin , I now have folds in my skin, which is extremely sore and painful. Can I get any help with my excess skin? I'm in more pain now due to rashes and sores in my folds of skin that I was before I started loosing my excess weight. I have gone from wearing a ladies size 28, to wearing 18 -20 and still continue on the right road.
Hi there well done for your weight loss,i'm the same as you and have lost 11 stone in 8 months and now i'm in a size 16 to 18 close, which is good. I have applied through my Dr for help with getting the excess skin removed which is about 3 and a half stone. But sadly i have been turned down for NHS help due for there is no funding. I'm disabled and i have been told if i want it removed i will have to pay for it myself, sadly i don't have that kind of money. So sadly for me the excess skin has to stay. Good luck
Hi i'm 17 and a girl. I have a lot of excess hair on my tummy, back etc. I also get excess sweating and have small breasts. I'm wondering if this is an imbalance in hormones and if theres something I can take to even it out ? or if it's something else? please help as i'm so self conscious of it all the time :(
I am a 16 year old girl who has excess hair leading to my belly button, fortunately it is not as excessive as Anokhi's but it makes me feel extremely self conscious. I am on the contraceptive pill as I heard this can help with cases of excess hair. I was just wondering what pill Anokhi was on, if it was the same as mine and if mine would in fact help my excess hair problem. I am taking Ovranette. Thanks!
This is the exact same problem that I am suffering from. I am a 17 year old girl and I understand how self conscious you are! My excess hair runs in a straight line from the middle/bottom of my breasts down to my belly button. More hair runs to my pubic line but I have shaved from my belly button to that line. I also need help to get rid of this excess hair!! I think shaving will make it look worse. You are not alone!! Please help!
Hi, I'm 19 and have 36 DD boobs, since having my son I went up to a 38 G. And since my boobs have come back down to a DD they are really sagging, when I lie down in bed they totally droop to the sides, not only do they droop but there is so much excess skin on them, when I where a bra all the excess skin crinkled up, it has already put a strain on my relationship because I won't be naked in front of him anymore. The same has happened with my stomach due to having an emergency C-section. I exercise & exercise but it sags, have lost all my baby weight but it still sags and I have some excess skin, is there anything I can do about this? I really want surgery but can't afford it. Its really making me feel depressed now, I have no self confidence what so ever x
I am a 25 year old female and have alot of excess body hair which is think and corse. How can I check if I have a hormonal problem and what are the solutions to this? Are there any other things I can do to reduce the excess body hair?
If you go to your GP you can get a cream called Vaniqa. YOu need to apply it twice a day after removing any hairs (leave 5 mins between removing and using cream) Within 4 weeks or perhaps sooner, you should find that hair growth is minimal. However, must continue to use the cream on a twice daily basis. The active ingredient is an enzyme inhibitor. It inhibits the growth of hair.
hi, i am 21 years old and a 32F. over the last 3 years i have lost 8.5 stone and am now a size 8-10. my problem is that my breasts sag and have a lot of excess skin. they look almost empty and wrinkly. i was wondering if there was any chance of getting the excess skin removed on the NHS?
at the beginging of the year I was 27st 7lbs. I have now lost 3 stone with a slimming club and I feel confident I can reach my target. With watching your programmes I'm concered about the excess skin I will end up with. Ive started to exercise mainly swimming a few times a week could this help with the excess skin ? I have been to my GP over the last few years asking for a gastric band but they refused to put me on the list because of cost.
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