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Home remedies for the removal of impacted ear wax

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Soften it: Putting drops of hydrogen peroxide into each ear canal 2-3 times per week can keep the wax very soft. This way it will come out of the canal on its ow... Read More

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
See an ENT: please have your ears evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist who will be able to examine your ears and remove the cerumen under direct vision... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Ear wax: You can use hydrogen peroxide to loosen and clear the wax from your ears. Since wax is produced daily, the peroxide can be used indefinitely
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
Pediatrics 31 years experience
OTC meds: The are over the counter ear wax removal medications or you can use 1/2 strength hydrogen peroxide. Make sure you don't us Q-tips or ear plugs because... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
See doc if no help: It may take several days for home remedies to work. If a week or more has gone by without help it's probably time to see a doc. Even with the special ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aylwin david Nathaniel
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Inflammation: The syringing can cause a bit of inflammation of the tympanic membrane. on rare occasions a middle ear infection can result. best to have a look at i... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Manjeet Singh
Cardiac Electrophysiology 10 years experience
Cerumen: If you have been evaluated by a physician and they have performed an ear exam with an otoscope and didn't find anything concerning then there's no nee... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Ear wax: Hello. Unfortunately there isn't any products than can be safely used in the ear that dissolves ear wax. Debrox has a wax softening agent with a perox... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
Rheumatology 37 years experience
Murine ear wash kit: Murine ear wax kit. Do not stick the water syringe in the ear. Remember, not all ear wax is bad or requires removal. Ear wax is part of the natural... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Ear symptoms.: Depending on the acuity/chronicity of your symptoms, this could represent otitis media, acute sinusitis, allergies, ruptured eardrum or Meniere’s dise... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Schmidt
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
See a specialist: You need to see a specialist for this to be evaluated and examined. There are rare causes of fluttering and more common ones as well (stapedial myocl... Read More

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