A 66-year-old male asked:
do i need to clean my ear canal?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr. answered
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes: Wax and dirt can buildup and lessen your hearing ability without you recognizing it. Some wax buildup is so thick that you may need to get a solution from your pharmacy to dissolve the wax. Be careful and follow directions exactly to keep from puncturing your ear drum.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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