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A 21-year-old male asked:

Other people say i mumble, however in my head i'm speaking at the same volume as them. i had to get ear wax removed as a kid, and feel i have a lot in my ears still. would getting more removed help my volume when speaking?

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Dr. John Mcmahan
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 49 years experience
Check Your Ears: Wax-induced hearing loss would usually result in talking louder - not softer. Check your ears and hearing with an ENT doc.

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