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home remedies for the removal of impacted ear wax

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
21 years experience Pediatrics
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 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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 8-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
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
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
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
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jan answered
65 years experience Family Medicine
Debrox Drops: Cleaning with soft qutip and debrox drops every 2 weeks.
A male asked:
Dr. Joan Gelin
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Inner ear problem: The sense Of fluid within your ears may not be curative easily with over-the-counter remedies. Exam will be needed right away. Sometimes "eustachian ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Ear wax removal: Does the hopi treatment involve using a lighted candle whose other end is inserted into the ear canal? That would be very dangerous due to the risk o ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
24 years experience Pediatrics
No Q tips: Don't use q tips in your ear. Don't ever put anything in your ear. Cerumen impaction is created by pushing wax down in the ear with q tips. Some peopl ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
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
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Ritz
45 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Please consult with your surgeon asap to have this evaluated. The innervation to the area is of the teeth is close enough to that of the ear that some ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
42 years experience Dentistry
Depends on condition: you can expect to have some swelling and discomfort that is managed by antibiotics and pain meds. Pre-med with antibiotics is recommended.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jayde Steckowych
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hydrogen Peroxide 3%: Place hyrogen peroxide in the ear canal and it should bubble and loosen any impacted debris in your ears. Do not use q-tips.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes with a syringe: Hydrogen peroxide with an ear syringe is fine. If the. Wax is really impacted, you will need to see and ENT specialist who has the tools to remove it. ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hydrogen peroxide: At home, never use q-tips. Try using hydrogen peroxide 3% ( a dropper full) 4 times a day for a week. If that does not help, see an ENT doctor for p ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: If impacted with wax this needs to be cleared out so as to be able to visualize the ear drum.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
47 years experience Pediatrics
Earache : earache can be due an ear infection in the middle ear or external auditory canal or can be referred from the throat or teeth. You can try to ease th ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor knows best: A hot water bottle or heating pad, but a better idea is to see your doctor what's causing your problem.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Siu
16 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Good hygiene & meds: If you have enough room for the wisdom teeth & the pain is coming from the eruption of those teeth through the gums, then taking some otc pain meds ma ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Ear wax=cerumen: Ear wax=cerumen.
A member asked:
Dr. Jeb Teichman
37 years experience Pediatrics
Ear wax kits: There are a number of kits that be purchased at your pharmacy that contain drops to soften wax and a bulb to irrigate the wax from the ear canal, howe ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Nichter
35 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Laser hair removal: Laser hair removal for permanent hair reduction without the use of chemicals or electrolysis is recommended to most of my patients. We have found the ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Diaz
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: Lots of stuff on the market, but none that I have seen work.
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
?: Better give some history please

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