A 45-year-old member asked:
Is it okay to use hydrogen peroxide to clean ear wax if i have a perforated eardrum?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Reza Bayatianswered
Wound care 35 years experience
Peroxide: Be very careful. Hydrogen peroxide can damage you ears and cause serious trouble.
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