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How to get blackheads out of your ears

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Ear: Whatever you use for blackheads on your face for example would work. Just be sure you stay away from the opening to your ear as it may clog it

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
This can be: Challenging. An esthetician or dermatologist can use a comedone extractor to remove black heads (the rounded end of a bobby pin can work too).
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 19 years experience
Outer ear: Your inner ear can't get blackheads since it's a nerve structure deep inside your head. If you mean inside your ear canal, have an ENT look for skin c... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Melissa Haglund
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Treatment/Prevention: Blackheads need to be continually addressed. A blackhead is simply a pore that is filled with sebum that has been oxidized by the air -an "open comed... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Blackheads: Yes you can try oil cleansing.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Negligable: While tetanus spores can exist almost anywhere they are not common contaminants of the face. It is unrelated to the rust but possible when you create ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Cohen
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Topical treatments: Benzoyl peroxide lotion may help. See a doctor for a prescription.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Blackheads: Tretinoin (retin-a, atralin, renova) is the mainstay of treatment for whiteheads and blackheads. Tretinoin is a derivative of vitamin a and works by i... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 47 years experience
Extractions and gel: You can have the blackheads extracted and get a prescription for an acne gel or cream from a dermatologist.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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"slightly infected": is like "a little pregnant"- get examined and do not squeeze. You can apply 10% benzoyl peroxide gel on a Q-tip until you can be seen. Infection will... Read More

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