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ear block

Blockage of the auditory tube to the middle ear. It may result from trauma, infection, or an accumulation of cerumen. See: aerotitis; otitis media
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Present 16 (26.7) 19 (31.7) Absent 44 (73.3) 41 (68.3) 0.547 Ear block 6.
Table-1: Complications Complications Group D (N = 72 ears) Group P (N =72 ears) Increase ear block 1 ear 1 ear Otitis externa 6 ears 1 ear Otomycosis 2 ears Nil Table-2: Ease of removal Ease of Removal Group D (N Group P (N = 72 ears) = 72 ears) Only suction 45 ears 28 ears Suction + instrumentation 27 ears 44 ears Table-3: Attempts at complete removal Attempts Group D (N = 72 ears) Group P (N =72 ears) One 66 61 Two 6 10 Three Nil 01 Figure-2: Sex distribution of patients in Group P and Group D Group P Group D Female 29 33 Male 43 39 Note: Table made from bar graph.
One patient was referred from Diabetology department with complaints of ear block, itching and watery discharge.