Hello there - posting in agony Having had worsening earache for 10 days I went to my surgery who said my left ear is so blocked they can't even see the eardrum and it needs (well both ears do )to be syringed. I must take ear drops for a week and then get them syringed. But I tried the surgery clinic and three other NHS treatment clinics nearby and nobody can give me an appointment before 5 August - apart from the daily pain, I am flying to France on the 25th and am worried about the pain on landing. Google told me a local optician's has an audiologist that does microsuction - it costs money but I am a bit desperate - could anyone recommend it? I wouldn't normally pay for treatment but I don't know if I can last out till 5th August, and two plane flights. Hopefully the drops might soften it a bit but I don't know if they will relieve the pain. Thanks!