A 40-year-old member asked:
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hi docs, would warm water and vinegar help remove ear wax?

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Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Perhaps but...: Accumulation of ear wax is common ; can be challenging to remove- even in my office with ear syringes and tools to directly scrape out the wax it can take a long time. I recommend you try hydrogen peroxide to soften the wax- see http://earthclinic.Com/cures/ear-wax-removal-home-remedy.Html but if you have a large accumulation of ear wax you may need to see a doctor (or nurse) to have it removed.
Answered on Jun 8, 2019

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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No: There is no need to clean out her ears, either. You can clean around her ear but do not need to put water into it.
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Dr. Marc Surkin
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Use a baby syringe: Irrigating the ear with a syringe could damage the ear drum unless it is done correctly. You can use wax softeners.

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