A 17-year-old male asked:
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should i go to the er to get ear wax out?

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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Primary care problem: No. Ear wax is not a life threatening problem. It is a problem for your family clinic or the ent. It is not an emergency.
Answered on Mar 20, 2014
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Dr. Tarek Hamid
8 years experience Dentistry
No: It's not an emergency, there are many otc products for that issue, if not you need to see an ENT doctor
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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Yes: one can do that.
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Dr. Charles Lockhart
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Doctor visit: there are home ear wax removal systems, but if you are in pain, I recommend a doctor visit to evaluate why you are in pain and prescribe accordingly.

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