A 33-year-old member asked:
how can hydrogen peroxide soothe an earache?
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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 23 years experience
Earache: Possibly. If the ache is due to wax impaction then it can help. Also if a low grade infection, but i recommend having someone look before you decide on doing that. If you have a hole in your eardrum, peroxide is unpleasant.
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