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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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Red ear wax?

Red ear wax?

Cerumen: Maroon colored cerumen are not uncommon.

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Can hair wax removal back strip near buttocks irritate hair follicules?

Can hair wax removal back strip near buttocks irritate hair follicules?

Hair removal: Yes depending on how it is done. Laser hair removal usually has the least side effects. As the other methods usually involve physicl trauma or chemicals. ...Read more

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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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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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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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Should guys wax body hair?

Should guys wax body hair?

Grooming: This is not a question for the doctor. Medicine is to remain silent on these personal choice issues. You get to choose your personal hygiene. ...Read more

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How can impacted ear wax be removed?

How can impacted ear wax be removed?

Carefully by an ENT: If it's impacted 9 times out of 10 it was pushed in by a well intentioned q-tip. Removing impacted wax is bread and butter for an ENT doctor. We have the proper skill and equipment. Anything that you try has the risk of further aggravating your ear leading to worsening impaction and risking infection and pain. Do nothing and contact an ENT doctor for help. ...Read more

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Should I weave, wax or pluck brows?

Weaving and plucking: Weaving and plucking when properly done have very little pull on the eyebrow therefor the least to affect the eyebrow position long term. Waxing usually has a sudden and strong pull on the eyebrow that can evetually lead to drooping eyebrows. ...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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Rash after bikini wax and scabs?

Rash after bikini wax and scabs?

Rash: If its red and scaly ( irritant dermatitis ) usually a dermatologist would prescribe a Hydrocortisone cream for several days . If there are pimples ( folliculitis ) an antibacterial ointment may help . See a dermatologist for treatment and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Does ear wax build up cause ear infections?

Does ear wax build up cause ear infections?

No: It can become painful if the wax is dry, packed in and aggravated by q-tips. It does not cause infections. ...Read more

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Does waxing under arms remove black heads?

Does waxing under arms remove black heads?

See below: It may. However, that's probably not a good thing since the black heads are keeping the pores sealed and ripping them out may expose your skin to bacterial infection, especially in the armpits. ...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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Do ear crystals plug your ears up?

Do ear crystals plug your ears up?

No: There are small calcium crystals inside of the inner ear located behind the eardrum called otoliths. These crystals can become dislodged, and every time you turn your head, the crystals shift causing momentary dizziness: a condition known as benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. These crystals shift with movement and can clump together but do not per se "plug" up the ear canal. ...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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Can sinus cause facial discomfort.? Lip, eye, cheek, head?

Can sinus cause facial discomfort.? Lip, eye, cheek, head?

Yes, it can: Acute and chronic sinusitis can cause sinus headaches, cheek discomfort but eye and lip pain is concerning. Need to be seen by physician and even ENT evaluation if necessary to make sure there is not a serious sinus infection involving eyes etc. Lip involvement seems less likely in sinus infection. ...Read more

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I have a prob of excess hair growth on my chin .Waxing is not fruitful.I had my blood test done , n its hormonal disbalance. I m really upset what to ?

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I have a prob of excess hair growth on my chin .Waxing is not fruitful.I had my blood test done , n its hormonal disbalance. I m really upset what to ?

This: This condition is called "hirsutism". Many women face this problem due to the hormonal imbalance. If your condition is only restricted to the face, laser therapy is viable option to provide a long lasting result. I would recommend go to an experienced dermatologist who is a laser specialist in your area. Since this can be considered as a cosmetic treatment your insurance will not cover for the treatment. ...Read more

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Can ear wax cause people to feel like pressure feeling in the head and make the head fell heavy ?

Can ear wax cause people to feel like pressure feeling in the head and make the head fell heavy ?

Maybe: Ear wax can cause pressure and even pain when against the ear drum. Ear wax remover in conjunction with an ear vacuum or seeing an ENT may help. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has a head and just had black ear wax come out of his ear... what could this mean?

My boyfriend has a head and just had black ear wax come out of his ear... what could this mean?

Means need to: maintain good hygiene ( of ears ) , to clean ear canal regularly after shower with Q tips , some times may need ear drops to soften the wax . that will enable him to remove easily ...Read more

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I hear a crunching sound in my left ear whenever I move my head. There are no other symptoms. It is not ear wax.

I hear a crunching sound in my left ear whenever I move my head. There are no other symptoms. It is not ear wax.

TMJ disorder: Temporo-mandibular disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. Earache, clicking and popping, headache and jaw pain are common symptoms. See an orofacial pain practitioner for a consultation and management of the TMJ ...Read more

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For the past 2 days IV had a pressure in the front of my head and behind my eyes after putting wax removing liquid in my ears. Should i be worried?

For the past 2 days IV had a pressure in the front of my head and behind my eyes after putting wax removing liquid in my ears. Should i be worried?

Maybe: You should be concerned if your hearing has changed. Did you have a lot of wax? Did you use any instruments or swabs in your ear. Any of those things can affect the ear drum & cause symptoms. If the symptoms do not abate after 24 hours or get worse or you become quite dizzy see your physician right away ...Read more

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I have pcos and get hair in my chin shaving don't help and waxing too painful any lotion or vitamins to make the hair grow less i'm on spiraclatone?

I have pcos and get hair in my chin shaving don't help and waxing too painful any lotion or vitamins to make the hair grow less i'm on spiraclatone?

No: Lotion and vitamins will not help. Spironolactone is usually effective but you may have to take for up to 9 months before seeing results. There are other more powerful anti-androgen medicines you might ask your doctor about. Laser hair removal may also be a better solution for unwanted hair. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Do waxing burns fade?

Do waxing burns fade?

Yes: Waxing burns are usually superficial and tend to fade with time. If needed, you can use an over-the-counter or prescription fading cream that contains hydroquinone as its active ingredient. Be sure to use sunscreen also, as sun makes dark marks darker. If you are using a retinoid (prescription) or retinol, be sure to stop it at least 3 days before waxing or request hard wax to prevent burns. ...Read more

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Are Brazilian waxes safe?

Are Brazilian waxes safe?

Yes.: Though you have to watch out for ingrown hairs as the hair regrows, waxing is safe as long as the wax isn't so hot it burns you! some of the skin in the genital area is quite tender, so there can be irritation regardless of the hair removal technique used. ...Read more