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    Wink Ear problems

    This would be a little hassle to use for this because it has to be plugged into a cigarette lighter but here is a little compressor from HF that would eliminate you having to blow your attys out with your lung power.
    Plus if you needed to air up a tire or tube it would be handy! I can't post links but it's easy to find.

    harborfreight.com/12-volt-250-psi-compact-air-compressor it's only 9.99

    Just a thought

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    Very interesting. I started vaping last week and have had ear problems ever since. I feel like they need to 'pop'. Last night, I treated them with peroxide hoping they would clear but had no luck. I haven't cleaned my atty's by blowing either. It hasn't discouraged me from vaping, but I feel there is a connection between the two. It feels like a have cotton in my ears after I vape.

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    Funny you mention this. I think I have a pretty serious inner ear infection that needs to be looked at. I had an ear infection a few weeks ago they gave me antibiotics for, but I don't think it worked. I've been having a very hard time hearing lately

    I'm interested to know how many other people are getting ear infections

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    One lady told us she blew up a balloon and used the balloon to blow out her atomizers. Of course, blowing up balloons might also cause ear issues, but it's cheaper than buying canned air at $5 a pop. (no pun intended).

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    Quote Originally Posted by DizzyFizz View Post
    You know that canned air stuff you use to clean the dust from your keyboard?
    Try that.
    most cans now have a very disgusting taste to them due to people trying to get high off inhaling them.
    i wouldn't advise using that for fear that chemical would be present in the vapor taste.

    the simple solution, soak them in hot water. when it gets cold, new hot water soak, when cold, run under hot water.. set out to dry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kimmy View Post
    Funny you mention this. I think I have a pretty serious inner ear infection that needs to be looked at. I had an ear infection a few weeks ago they gave me antibiotics for, but I don't think it worked. I've been having a very hard time hearing lately

    I'm interested to know how many other people are getting ear infections
    I've had this ear infection issue also ever since I started vaping. 3% hydrogen peroxide does help mine immensely. I dilute it half&half w/pure water and drip a few drops in ear for 10 min. each side. Then I thinly coat inner and outer ear w/extra virgin coconut oil which is antifungal, antibacterial and antimicrobial.

    When my son was about 4 years old, he started getting ear infections frequently. I took him to an ENT specialist, and he actually prescribed auto inflation which is pinching the nostrils shut and blowing the ears out. The dr. said it helps the ears to naturally drain. My son successfully followed through and never had any more ear infections.

    Also, sometimes when I have an ear infection, they start itching way down deep. When I auto inflate, the itching temporarily subsides.

    Didn't know other vapers had a problem with this until I saw your post today. I assumed my probs were from the extra pollen in the air this year.

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    I would think the problem has less to do with cleaning attys and more to do with the pg or vg being exhaled through the nose. Some will, inevitably, get in the sinuses.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seabrook View Post
    I've had this ear infection issue also ever since I started vaping. 3% hydrogen peroxide does help mine immensely. I dilute it half&half w/pure water and drip a few drops in ear for 10 min. each side. Then I thinly coat inner and outer ear w/extra virgin coconut oil which is antifungal, antibacterial and antimicrobial.

    When my son was about 4 years old, he started getting ear infections frequently. I took him to an ENT specialist, and he actually prescribed auto inflation which is pinching the nostrils shut and blowing the ears out. The dr. said it helps the ears to naturally drain. My son successfully followed through and never had any more ear infections.

    Also, sometimes when I have an ear infection, they start itching way down deep. When I auto inflate, the itching temporarily subsides.

    Didn't know other vapers had a problem with this until I saw your post today. I assumed my probs were from the extra pollen in the air this year.
    Me too, my doctor said the same thing, and it works. That's what tubes do anyways, help clear the fluid from the ear. And blowing on an atty would probably help more than hinder in this respect. Not to say that it is not the problem as simply blowing out your ears will not solve everything if there's a bigger issue at hand. Clogged sinuses will ensure eventually that any clearing will simply be replaced by more fluid.

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    I'm not a doctor, but I've used this for both my own and my children's ear infections. Take a peeled clove of garlic and, using the wide side of a knife, flatten the clove a bit to split it open. Throw it in some olive oil (3 or 4 TBS or so) and allow to steep most of the day or overnight. Fish out the clove, and place a couple drops of the garlic oil in your infected ear and use a cotton ball to keep it in. Usually clears up the infection within a couple days of doing this.

    NEVER put raw garlic directly on your skin, or garlic essential oil on your skin. It can burn you!

    I had horrible problems with my ears when I was younger. Now I seem to only get them when fall allergy season rolls around. I havent noticed any ear issues these past 2 months since switching to vaping thankfully. I wonder if the sucking in differently (longer draws than a cig) could be the cause, more than the blowing out attys?

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