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A 46-year-old member asked:

What to do if my ear builded up too much wax to the point my ear is starting to pain. my friend told me to use warm water and vinegar, will that work?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
Blocked ears: Please do not try to clear your ears by yourself. You may puncture eardrum or worse. Please see your doctor who will clean them out easily and safely. Peace and good health.
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