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what can i use to clean out my ears

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Ear bulb: Use warm water with a little hydrogen peroxide in it. Using an ear bulb, spray this into your ear forcefully. You will be amazed what comes out.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Connie Anderson
27 years experience Family Medicine
Possible eczema: The canals can cause itching but the canals can become inflamed with constant use of q-tips. Try OTC steroid cream once daily for week and then wee ... Read More
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Dr. Ramon Garcia-septien
45 years experience Family Medicine
Go to see a ENT: IT'S NOT RECOMMENDED FOR YOU TO TOUCH YOUR EAR CANAL YOIUSELF
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No!: I actually know someone who was ill-advised enough to do this with rubbing alcohol, ruining the entire ear. If your tympanic membrane is broken or th ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
18 years experience Pharmacy
Not a problem, but..: Hydrogen peroxide in the manner you describe should not be a problem. You may want to check with a physician for the cause of the frequent buildup.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristin Sokol
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: No, please do not put hydrogen peroxide in your ears. If they feel clogged, but no other symptoms like pain in ears, or fevers, then try an oral antih ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Warm soapy water: In the shower use a little shampoo or soapy water in ear. Daily mild cleaning prevent most major buildups. Some people have a lot of ear wax producti ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Specks in ear wax: For the last week every time I use a Q-tip to clean my ears there are tiny black specs like pepper in the wax, why is this ? ANS: suspect is it old wa ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
None of the above: You should be very careful with any of those items in your ear. The external canal is very fragile to trauma, and all you really need to do is wash t ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Itching is cuase by : Most likely allergy, clean them will help but dose not care of it.Use ear drops contian steroid.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Saliva...: ...Is actually a pretty good disinfectant. How it got in your ears is a different story.

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