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How can one clean ear wax at home?

How can one clean ear wax at home?

Hydrogen peroxide: Although i never would advise trying to clean wax from the ear as a home procedure, try 3% otc hydrogen peroxide. This solution will at least liquify the wax and make it easier to clean out by a physician. In my experience, i would be certain that you have wax and have it removed by an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Can ear irrigation be done at home to clean out wax? I had my ear cleaned out two weeks ago at doctor wax is back not allowed to use qtip wax removal

Can ear irrigation be done at home to clean out wax? I had my ear cleaned out two weeks ago at doctor wax is back not allowed to use qtip wax removal

You Bet, Fairly Easy: Best: simply work shampoo into ear canals, with little finger tip, each time you shampoo your hair. Helps to pull pina back with opposite hand behind head while working in the soap. The wax will be softened by the shampoo ; work out. The usual medical tool for mechanical wax removal is 3 mm od buck ear curette, but not good if cannot see ; don't know anatomy. Q-tip too big, pushes wax further in. ...Read more

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Hearing problems from ear wax excess? How to rid wax at home?

Hearing problems from ear wax excess?  How to rid wax at home?

Hydrogen peroxide: At home, never use q-tips. Try using hydrogen peroxide 3% ( a dropper full) 4 times a day for a week. If that does not help, see an ENT doctor for proper irrigation particularly if you have impacted wax. ...Read more

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Are ear wax removal kits safe for me to remove impacted wax ? My doctor said my ears look fine, but I really want the wax out.

Are ear wax removal kits safe for me to remove impacted wax ? My doctor said my ears look fine, but I really want the wax out.

Yes: Ear wax removal kits are definitely safer than sticking q-tips or other objects in your ear in an attempt to remove ear wax. However, if your doctor stated that your ears are free of wax, then using these kits may be unnecessary. ...Read more

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What's better at removing earwax build up - eardrops or syringes?

What's better at removing earwax build up - eardrops or syringes?

Cerumen: it would be better to have your ears examined by a board certified otolaryngologist ...Read more

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How long will it take to rid my ear of wax using over-the-counter wax remover drops, after unsuccessfully having my ear flushed at the dr's office?

How long will it take to rid my ear of wax using over-the-counter wax remover drops, after unsuccessfully having my ear flushed at the dr's office?

Drop & irrigate: If the drops work effectively in softening / loosening the wax, you may often get the entire lump of wax out at once with irrigation. This is the more common result. ...Read more

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Can I do first molar tooth removal at home ?

Can I do first molar tooth removal at home ?

Self care: Are you a dentist with a trained assistant to help you, ; have all necessary sterilized instruments available to help you in case you run into a problem? I have been extracting teeth for over 40 years ; once in awhile an apparently easy tooth to extract becomes an unexpected chore! and don't forget the saying, "a doctor who treats himself has a fool for a patient". If a lay person, i think not! ...Read more

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If living at home at 25, can I bring home girls?

If living at home at 25, can I bring home girls?

I Disagree: When living with someone else such as your parents or a roomrate, common courtesy rules apply. I would discuss it with your parents and decide after that.I know that in my home, i expect people visiting to respect the " rules" about things, such as smoking, guests etc. ...Read more

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If used correctly, are q-tips good for cleaning out ears, wax, etc? I saw a commercial saying they were harmful for our ears.

If used correctly, are q-tips good for cleaning out ears, wax, etc? I saw a commercial saying they were harmful for our ears.

Varies some: The wax is made in the outer half of the canal and is likely to fall out in time if left alone.The adult canal is wide enough to permit some retrieval of wax if limited to just inside the entrance.Further penetration just pushes the wax toward the drum, decreases its chance to shed naturally and increases blockage. The canal in kids is so tight, it just pushes it in. Drum damage does occur in some. ...Read more

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Can I use apple cider vinegar for mole removal at home ?

No: I would advise against this. If you have moles that you are concerned with you should see your friendly dermatologist. ...Read more

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Are ear wax removal kits(murine ear removal kit) safe if you have had prior ear problems?

See your doctor.: There should be little trouble with this, provided it is used properly. Since you had ear problems in the past, it would be smart to see your doctor to be sure you are using this properly, and not causing more problems or damage to your ears. ...Read more

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For ear wax clog, should I use olive oil only or take turn using peroxide? Also should I irrigate ear at home or not?

For ear wax clog, should I use olive oil only or take turn using peroxide? Also should I irrigate ear at home or not?

Be careful: Olive oil will help soften but not remove. Irrigation may help remove it but does have small risks of perforation. Peroxide can also break it up and soften it. Your local ENT can help. ...Read more

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Just wondering that the best at home teeth whitening kits there are?

Just wondering that the best at home teeth whitening kits there are?

Bleaching teeth: Crest white strips can work, though they only cover the front 6 teeth, so if there is a big color change, it may be very noticeable compared to the back teeth. Avoid using any product that requires a "pre rinse" as this is usually acidic and can destroy tooth structure as well as make them more sensitive. A kit custom made by a dentist is the most effective method. ...Read more

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Home made tips to fasten hair growthn?

Home made tips to fasten hair growthn?

Can try it: Avoid over-washing your hair. Don't apply shampoo directly to the roots. Distribute conditioner evenly through your hair. Avoid using hot tools (hair dryer, flat iron) every day. Use a deep conditioning treatment once a week. Do not comb or twist wet hair. Massage in warm olive oil or coconut oil and leave for 30-40 minutes before washing. Always use lukewarm (not hot) to wash your hair. ...Read more

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Reoccurring scales that build up inside my ear/inner shell/ in crease behind ear/ I can only remove scrubbing after a shower. psoriasis? treatment?

Reoccurring scales that build up inside my ear/inner shell/ in crease behind ear/ I can only remove scrubbing after a shower. psoriasis? treatment?

Scales: Dermatitis, possibly contact, allergic. Stop any alkaline soaps, alkaline shampoos, hair sprays. Apply OTC cortisone cream 2-3 times /day ...Read more

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Are waterpiks safe for ear wax?

Are waterpiks safe for ear wax?

Ear flushing: Waterpiks use high pressure water, and i would be concerned about damage to the ear drum with this. I wouldn't use anything stronger than the bulb syringe that comes with the wax removal kits you can get at the drug store. ...Read more

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How should ear wax removal drops work?

How should ear wax removal drops work?

Ear wax: Hello. Unfortunately there isn't any products than can be safely used in the ear that dissolves ear wax. Debrox has a wax softening agent with a peroxide solution that aids in removal. Stour office we have multiple patients who are seen monthly for removal no worries. ...Read more

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I used murine ear wax removal drop, s but I don't have a syringe or anything to flush the wax out?

Try the shower: After using the murine you can try letting the shower water run in your ear to clear the material out. As a rule, however, i prefer my patients absolutely positively leave their ears alone! the ear, in almost all cases will clean itself and you can only make things worse by trying to clean it. If your ears bother you see an ENT doctor. ...Read more