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A 37-year-old female asked:

How do i remove impacted ear wax?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 61 years experience
You don't: Impacted ear canal wax is not so easy to remove. If it has been documented that you have such a problem, using hydrogen peroxide 4 times a day for a week will usually liquify the wax so it can easily be irrigated with warm water. An ENT doctor is the most experienced doctor to evaluate this problem.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

How can impacted ear wax be removed?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Definitely: It can be lavaged (washed out) or in more severe cases, manually taken out.
Princeton, WV
A 23-year-old female asked:

How can you fix impacted ear wax?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
You can't: Your physician, or an ENT specialist can. Wax can be softened and carefully removed by the doctor. Call now for an appointment.
A 42-year-old member asked:

How do I get impacted ear wax removed?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Jonathan Owens
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 35 years experience
Ear wash: There are over-the-counter ear wash kits available which are frequently successful in removing impacted wax. If this is unsuccessful, see your pcp or an ENT to have the ears cleaned.

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