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how do I get the wax out of my 2 year olds ears

A 9-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Green
44 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Debrox: Use debrox over the counter drops to soften wax. If that doesn't help see the pediatrician who can safely flush the ears.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
OTC drops: There are a number of over the counted ear drops that are available to soften/dissolve ear wax. They are more accepted by kids than trying to dig the ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Not sure which drops: Your were using but debrox seems to be favored by ENT specialists. http://www.webmd.com/drugs/drug-16340-debrox+otic.aspx?drugid=16340;drugname=de ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Fishman
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
Don't Clean: We do not recommend cleaning out ears with q-tips, as you're more likely to just push the wax back and cause an impaction that could lead to hearing l ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes. treat yourself: There are readily available over the counter ear drops that can dissolve ear wax buildup over time. This is simple to do & may help enough to avoi ... Read More
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A 8-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Wax: You can use hydrogen peroxide to control the wax. When your child's nose is running use salt water nose drops to try avoiding the mucus getting into t ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
Specializes in General Practice
Could be middle ear: Could be a middle ear infection. If you have access do a telephonic or virtual consult and you are allowed to travel once you have a script to a pharm ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Earwax: See your pediatrician or an ear specialist .They have the tools to remove wax.Once removed use several drops of hydrogen peroxide to keep, the ear can ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathan Lilya
7 years experience Family Medicine
Ear drops: There are many over the counter ear drops available. Most of them soften the wax, and some even have an ingredient that helps bubble the wax away fro ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
15 years experience Family Medicine
Ear wax: Everyone produces a different amount of ear wax. The ear is designed to move the ear wax out of the ear. Does not mean anything is wrong when they p ... Read More
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