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A 19-year-old male asked:

How can i get rid of earwax and what can i use daily to clean my ears?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Warm soapy water: In the shower use a little shampoo or soapy water in ear. Daily mild cleaning prevent most major buildups. Some people have a lot of ear wax production and ear canal / hair that tends to retain wax. In that case resort to occasional cleaning with carbamide peroxide from drug store - use as directed for initial cleaning then use a few drops as needed for maintenance.

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