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Table 2 Baseline cerumen blockage symptoms – Ear specific symptoms

From: Evaluation of the safety and efficacy of a novel product for the removal of impacted human cerumen

Variable Yes
n (%)
No
n (%)
Decreased hearing 15 (50) 15 (50)
Feeling of fullness 12 (40) 18 (60)
Ringing or noises in the ear (tinnitus) 12 (40) 18 (60)
Ear itching 11 (37) 19 (63)
Water trapping or cracking noise after swimming or shower 10 (33) 20 (67)
Ear irritation/discomfort 3 (10) 27 (90)
Earache, tingling or pain 1 (3) 29 (97)
Total = 30 ears from 19 participants   
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