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Does murine earigate work on cloggged ear wax?

Does murine earigate work on cloggged ear wax?

It can: In general I am not a fan of home remedies to remove wax. In almost all cases your trying to remove wax will make your ears worse. If your ears are clogged and your hearing impaired you can try irrigating with murine. If they get worse you need to see an ENT to get them cleared out with suction. ...Read more

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Diabetic, feels like ears r clogged w/ wax or fluid, rinsing w/ drops & water w/ no improvement, high-pitched ringing, pain in 1 ear, infection? Wax?

Diabetic, feels like ears r clogged w/ wax or fluid, rinsing w/ drops & water w/ no improvement, high-pitched ringing, pain in 1 ear,  infection? Wax?

Take a look: Sounds like it might be infected, but impossible to say with looking. Might also just be fluid build up behind the ear drum. A doctor could take a quick look and tell the difference. ...Read more

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How to remove ear wax with hydrogen peroxide?

How to remove ear wax with hydrogen peroxide?

You don't.: Do not use peroxide in your ears. Use an over the counter ear wax cleaning kit or simple mineral oil. If you have a lot of wax build up see your doctor. ...Read more

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Do veet wax strips cause skin darkening?

Do veet wax strips cause skin darkening?

Hyperpigmentation: Waxing of any sort can cause inflammation, which in turn can cause hyper pigmentation, especially in darker skin types. Laser hair removal is a better option, you get less ingrown hairs, less chronic inflammation. Hyper pigmentation can be treated with a combination of steroids and bleaching creams. ...Read more

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Does this sound like impacted ear wax-ringing&'bubbling' fluid sound in ears, reduced hearing, brown discharge; habit of sticking cotton buds down deep?

Does this sound like impacted ear wax-ringing&'bubbling' fluid sound in ears, reduced hearing, brown discharge; habit of sticking cotton buds down deep?

Yes it does: But other more serious conditions such as infection is likely. You should go see a doctor to make sure that this just is simple cerumen impaction. ...Read more

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Ok to use hydrogen peroxide to help soften and remove heavily impacted wax from ears in somewhat remote location?

Ok to use hydrogen peroxide to help soften and remove heavily impacted wax from ears in somewhat remote location?

Yes with a syringe: Hydrogen peroxide with an ear syringe is fine. If the. Wax is really impacted, you will need to see and ENT specialist who has the tools to remove it. If it doesn't come out with the irrigate by syringe DO NOT TRY TO REMOVE IT YOURSELF WITH ANY TOOL. That would be inviting a perforation of an eardrum ...Read more

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Does removing deep impacted ear wax hurt? Flushing with water doesn't work.

Does removing deep impacted ear wax hurt? Flushing with water doesn't work.

Min/Mild discomfort: Deep impacted wax can be removed carefully with only mild discomfort in a specialist (ENT) office with the right equipment. Occasionally drops are used to soften excessively hard wax for a few days prior to removal. ...Read more

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Does Baby oil work to remove ear wax build up??

Does Baby oil work to remove ear wax build up??

Yes...: Couple drops at bed time for few days. Caution you should not have perforation of your ear drum. ...Read more

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Brazilian wax vs bikini wax? Which is better?

Depends: It truly depends on how you are feeling and what you want to do. A bikini wax removes the hair around your bikini line, while a brazilian wax removes all the hair. ...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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Can glue (like elmer's glue) actually help remove blackheads? Is it safe?

Can glue (like elmer's glue) actually help remove blackheads? Is it safe?

No: Elmer's glue, or any similar glue, is not able to get a good grip on comedones inside skin pores and pull them out when one peels off the dried layer of glue. ...Read more

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Will a mix of alcohol & peroxide clean out impacted ear wax? 

Will a mix of alcohol & peroxide clean out impacted ear wax? 

Impacted ear wax: Impacted ear wax or cerumen is best softened with either hydrogen peroxide, debrox, Cerumenex or olive oil. I have found peroxide to be quite successful at softening ear wax at minimal expense. I do not recommend self irrigating your ear. Have your primary care provider check your ear(s) and clean them or refer you to an ear, nose and throat specialist as needed. Please do not use q-tips. Ever. ...Read more

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Is it safe to pour hydrogen peroxide in my ear to remove earwax?

Is it safe to pour hydrogen peroxide in my ear to remove earwax?

Safe yes smart no: As a general rule your ear canal and everything in it should not be touched either by water, qtips, bobby pins or peroxide. The only thing these things do is anger the ear canal skin and angry ear canal skin responds by making more wax. Unless you can not hear due to wax leave your ear alone. If you feel as if your wax is a problem see an ENT doctor. We are wax specialists. ...Read more

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Can i self wax pubic hair?

Can i self wax pubic hair?

You can but but care: Bikini wax needs to be done professionally but you can wax yourself but have to be careful as the area is rather sensitive , and there may be some discomfort but you can do it and take a warm shower after waxing. ...Read more

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Can the hopi ear candle treatment actually work by removing excess ear wax from your ears?

Can the hopi ear candle treatment actually work by removing excess ear wax from your ears?

Ear wax removal: Does the hopi treatment involve using a lighted candle whose other end is inserted into the ear canal? That would be very dangerous due to the risk of getting burns. I also wonder if that ever works! ...Read more

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Will ear wax removal gel whiten teeth?

Will ear wax removal gel whiten teeth?

No: No, only use approved products that are designed and created to whiten teeth. ...Read more

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Help please! is baby oil effective when clearing ear wax blockage?

Only in mobiliing: Baby oil will help make your wax more moist. This may increase likelihood that it will slowly migrate out your ear. ...Read more