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How To Remove Ear Wax Build Up 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
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
My ears always seem to be plugged up because of wax build up. What's an easy, non painful way to clean them out at home?
OTC wax removal: Over counter get ear wax removal ear drops , try it twice a day , follow directions.Another choice is put 5-6 drops of hydrogen peroxide into your ear , wait few minutes and let it drain. Usually it helps to loosen up the dry wax and comes out by itself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cerumen: it would be better to have your ears examined by a board certified otolaryngologist ...Read more
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?
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.
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?
What do recemond for blocked ears apart from ear cleaning to remove wax my ears are always blocked and am fed up with not able to hear ?
Simple...: Use baby oil 4-5 drops at bed time into yours every month........that will help. ...Read more
Doctor can help: After trying to get rid of ear wax with water or another liquid, there may be a glob of wet mushy wax that is still inside. A primary care doctor can look inside the ear canal and usually get the remaining wax out... either with a currette, or by flushing the ear with water, or with both methods. ...Read more
How often can I use hydrogen peroxide to clean my ears. I seem to get a build up of fluid in my ears and then they seem to block up.?
Not a problem, but..: Hydrogen peroxide in the manner you describe should not be a problem. You may want to check with a physician for the cause of the frequent buildup. ...Read more
Of course, and : Of course you can. You can also place paneling over termite rotted walls, plastic bags on your leaking roof, chewing gum on a leaking water pipe, scotch tape on a hole in your garden hose, duct tape on your muffler pipe, etc. None of theses "fixes" really does anything. You know what you need to do. So go make that phone call to the dentist right away. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If your ear is clogged is it safe to use hydrogen peroxide to soften the wax enough for it to run out of your ear?
Ear tube fell out 15 years later. Very possible perforated ear drum but the ear may still be impacted with wax. Will a doctor try to flush out the wax?
Is there a way to safely remove water and/or wax from ear canal when you have a perforated eardrum?
Safety: Please do not do anything other than seeing an Ear specialist as soon as possible. I did not enjoy a broken ear drum while in flight! ...Read more
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