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Is It Ok To Put Peroxide In Your Ears
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?
If you must,Yes.: These are broadly antiseptic.Unless you using for specific reason, I do not see any need to put them on your scalp. ...Read more
No: Vaseline is actually a good moisturizing agent. Especially in the winter, when the air is quite dry, it may keep the skin of your nose from cracking and bleeding. Should cause no problems. ...Read more
Is it not good to drop your piercing on the floor then clean it with soap and put it back in your mouth?
Maybe: As long as there is no hole in your ear drum and or an ongoing infection; patients have found relief with home remedies such as olive oil or "sweet oil" - which help with dryness and mild itching. Another remedy is white vinegar for itching or to prevent swimmers ear. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it bad to use q-tips to clean your ears? Is it pushing ear wax further into your ears? Would using a wet wash cloth be a better option?
Avoid: Q-tips should be avoided due to the possibility of damage to the inner ear. It can also worsen blockage of ear wax. It is recommended to put absolutely nothing that is smaller than your elbow into the ear. A warm wash cloth to remove ear wax from the outer component of the ear is advised. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: It is safe to gently pop your ears to equalize the pressure. However, if it takes extreme effort to pop your ears, don't keep on trying. If you continue to try, you might rupture your ear drum or rupture a membrane leading to your inner ear. This can lead to dizziness and/or hearing loss. If you can't clear your ears effectively, you will need to see an ent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would it be okay to put Visine in my ear? My ear is hurting and I can't afford to go to the doctor.
Would it be harmful/bad to place Vaseline on my hair and/or my scalp?
Is it ok to put it on your face?
Vaseline not harmful: Vaseline is petrolium jelly and is not harmful for the hair or face. Most consider it a moisturizer, because it traps moisture from escaping from the skin and hair follicle. However- Petroleum Jelly has some dehydrating qualities. So if you are looking for moisturizing, jojoba oil is most similar to natural hair oil ( sebum). For the face, oils can clog pores and create breakouts. ...Read more
Is it best to keep a pressure sore dry and let it "breath" in the air or should I apply ointment on it and cover it up?
What to do if my ear builded up too much wax to the point my ear is starting to pain. My friend told me to use warm water and vinegar, will that work?
Blocked ears: Please do not try to clear your ears by yourself. You may puncture eardrum or worse. Please see your doctor who will clean them out easily and safely. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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