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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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Ear Wax (Definition)

Ear wax in the ear canal is a mixture of secretions from oil and sweat glands in the canal's skin. Shedded skin cells are also a major ingredient of ear wax. There are two genetically determined types of ear wax: the wet type and the dry type. While Asians and Native Americans are more likely to have the dry type (crumbly, flaky), Africans and Europeans are more likely to have the ...Read more


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I have been using ear wax removal for 4 days. My ear still feels full. & hurt. What should I do?

I have been using ear wax removal for 4 days. My ear still feels full. & hurt. What should I do?

Ear pain: Hello, this is a perfect time to see your ENT physician. After using the wax softening drops, a simple cleaning will probably solve your problems. I recommend using the drops for the first few days of each month to keep the ears free of wax. ...Read more

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Why ear wax removal does not work?

Why ear wax removal does not 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. Sometimes patients have small ear canals and have trouble with the wax buildup. See your doctor. We have patients who come into out office quite frequently for wax removal. Avoid ear candling. No proven benefit. ...Read more

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What would happen if you use ear wax removal?

What would happen if you use ear wax removal?

Go to ENT: Removing wax is best done by ant ENT (ear, nose & throat md). Please find and ENT to help you with removal of ear wax. ...Read more

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How long after ear wax removal for tinnitus to go away?

How long after ear wax removal for tinnitus to go away?

May not be related: Tinnitus is most likely unrelated to the presence of wax in the outer ear canal. Consequently, removing the wax may not be very beneficial. Tinnitus is unfortunately notoriously difficult to treat. ...Read more

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I have a muffled ear and tried using ear wax removal kits and it still isn't better?

I have a muffled ear and tried using ear wax removal kits and it still isn't better?

Ear symptoms.: Depending on the acuity/chronicity of your symptoms, this could represent otitis media, acute sinusitis, allergies, ruptured eardrum or Meniere’s disease. Are you feeling dizzy? It sounds like the ear deserves a look-see by a doctor. ...Read more

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I have really bad pain in ear (all nite and today)following ear wax removal by dr. Should I be worried?

I have really bad pain in ear (all nite and today)following ear wax removal by dr. Should I be worried?

Should have: Your doc take another look to make sure you are not having any complications from procedure. ...Read more

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Ear wax removal kit and it worked but did not get rid of fluttering?

Ear wax removal kit and it worked but did not get rid of fluttering?

See a specialist: You need to see a specialist for this to be evaluated and examined. There are rare causes of fluttering and more common ones as well (stapedial myoclonus, aberrant blood vessels, glomus tumors) such as hearing your heartbeat in your hearing apparatus. Get to an ENT physician for this. ...Read more

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Are ear wax removal kits safe to use if you have had prior ear problems?

Are ear wax removal kits safe to use if you have had prior ear problems?

Go to ENT: Removing wax is best done by ant ENT (ear, nose & throat md). Please find and ENT to help you with removal of ear wax. ...Read more

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I use ear wax removal systems for my ears. Do you have any precautions or concerns with those?

I use ear wax removal systems for my ears. Do you have any precautions or concerns with those?

Ear wax removal: As long as your ear is not occluded with hard, compacted wax (cerumen) ear wax removal systems can be quite beneficial to clear wax from ear canals. You may however, need the assistance of a otolaryngologist to clean your ears with specialty instruments for best results. Some primary practitioners are able to irrigate the ears. ...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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Is colace (docusate sodium) good for ear wax removal?

Is colace (docusate sodium) good for ear wax removal?

Colace (docusate sodium) and ear wax: Hello. Somehow our secret to ear wax removal has leaked out into the health tap cyber waves. Yes, colace (docusate sodium) liquid in the ear canal will soften the wax and en irrigation works easily. ...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?

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

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How can I use debris ear wax removal. After I drain the ear drop out do I use a q tip or what to clean the wax out?

How can I use debris ear wax removal. After I drain the ear drop out do I use a q tip or what to clean the wax out?

Let it drain out: By itself, usually melted wax comes out of ear canal and clean with Q tips. Some times is very thick may not come out then you need to see your doctor ...Read more

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Is it safe to use ear wax removal to whiten my teeth?

Is it safe to use ear wax removal to whiten my teeth?

Don't think so: I would say only if your teeth are covered with ear wax. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use physician's choice brand ear wax removal drops?

Is it safe to use physician's choice brand ear wax removal drops?

Earwax drops: It's safe but these products often have irritating preservatives. I recommend qtip avoidance, mineral oil and a vinegar/peroxide mixture instead. ...Read more

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used debrox ear wax removal and now I feel both my ears covered because of the drops. Doesn't feel plugged but covered by the drops anyway todrain it?

used debrox ear wax removal and now I feel both my ears covered because of the drops. Doesn't feel plugged but covered by the drops anyway todrain it?

Cannot say: Without an exam, I can only give general information, and. Several other ear wax remedy's out there. AND, often the debrox has to be done in more than one cycle. Be sure and rinse it out many times each cycle. Other possiblities such as ear infection would benefit from an exam. ...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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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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I used ear wax removal and now for a week my one ear has been itchy and hurting, even messing with my throat?

I used ear wax removal and now for a week my one ear has been itchy and hurting, even messing with my throat?

Maybe: The tissues are traumatized or maybe infected (otitis externa involves external canal). Any drainage? Would discus with your physician if you have had sx's for a week now. ...Read more

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Had blocked ear do to allergies. Did a ear wax removal kit. Still seemed plugged up two days later went to do peroxide/water it was cold now vertigo?

Had blocked ear do to allergies. Did a ear wax removal kit. Still seemed plugged up two days later went to do peroxide/water it was cold now vertigo?

Blocked ear: You probably still have wax in the ear. Use a bulb syringe and warm water so you do not get dizzy. The cold water will always cause you to get dizzy. Do not use cold water. You can use some more peroxide or you can get it sucked out by your local ent. You so not have to suffer any longer. See the ent, if you are frustrated. It is fun to get your ear cleaned out by a professional, . ...Read more