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

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Green
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 45 years experience
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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Hearing evaluation: Your daughter may have hyperacusis, and an evaluation by Audiology is suggested. Please see your PCP soon for a referral and evaluation.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
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
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Fishman
Dr. Brian Fishmananswered
Emergency Medicine 9 years experience
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
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
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
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
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
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
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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
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
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
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathan Lilya
Family Medicine 8 years experience
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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
Family Medicine 16 years experience
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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