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what is mild patchy opacification right mastoid air cells.

ear wax cleaned out with waterpik by nurse.  massive pain, ringing in ear, trouble hearing, ear won't clear and equilibrium problem.  24/7  Hardly any sleep.  3-4 hours.  went to ER did CT scan.  among other things it said I have mild patchy opacification of the right mastoid air cells.  what does that mean and would it
cause these problems.
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Opacification in the mastoid is usually and incidental finding, caused by a previous ear infection or sinusitis, and pain after clearing ear wax is also common. However, please refer to your doctor with the CT findings and your symptoms under any condition!
The two are most likely not related
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