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Is it ok to use an ear flushing syringe after debrox drops to unclog them ?

Is it ok to use an ear flushing syringe after debrox drops to unclog them ?

As provided at pharm: Remember, "never stick anything smaller than your elbow in your ear!" if the irrigation syringe is that provided with an ear wax removal kit recommended by your pharmacist, should be ok. ...Read more

Syringe (Definition)

A syringe is a simple pump consisting of a plunger that can be pulled and pushed along inside a cylindrical tube allowing the syringe to take in and expel a liquid or gas through an orifice at the open end of the tube. The open end of the syringe may be fitted with a needle for ...Read more


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Ear drops stuck for longer... It may be that I produce too much wax? I have debrox but was told not to use with an infection... So wax problem???

Ear drops stuck for longer... It may be that I produce too much wax? I have debrox but was told not to use with an infection... So wax problem???

R/O CERUMEN IMPACTION: Cerumen production is normal and can increase during particular seasons. You need to be examined and reevaluated most doctors have the tools to remove cerumen. Over the counter I prefer the Murine Ear wash system. If symptoms persist or worsen see prompt medical evaluation. ...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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Tinnitus in left ear decided to use ear drops. 9 days later ear full of wax after pulling out the goo , still ringing ear still blocked :-( syringe?

Tinnitus in left ear decided to use ear drops. 9 days later ear full of wax after pulling out the goo , still ringing ear still blocked :-( syringe?

Syringe may help: They sell cleaning kits for ears in the pharmacies which have large syringes. I always advise to use warm soapy water for these types of cleanings. At the same time, I advise caution when doing anything with the ear canal & if you're not sure of what you are doing or if things are going the right way then you should stop and see your doctor. Much better that than to cause any sort of complication. ...Read more

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Earwax buildup, doc cleaned out ears with syringe. Was told to use ear drops and come back to rinse some more, but now I hear "pulse" in left ear?

Earwax buildup, doc cleaned out ears with syringe. Was told to use ear drops and come back to rinse some more, but now I hear "pulse" in left ear?

Possibly wax in ear.: You may still have cerumen impaction the flushing and drops may have moved the wax causing more hearing loss and pulsatile tinnitus,(pulse sound). See your physician and have the wax removed. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use debrox in a ear with tympanostomy tube?

Is it ok to use debrox in a ear with tympanostomy tube?

Debrox: Hello. Please don't use debrox with a tympanostomy tube in place. The peroxide and wax softening agent are not ment to be placed within the middle ear space. See your ENT doctor for wax deridement if needed. ...Read more

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How effective is the ear care debrox drops?

Debrox Otic Solution: Debrox otic solution is effective in dislodging cerumen (wax) from ear canals. However you need to be patient when using debrox and allow that to penetrate deep into the ear canals before you get up and do house chores.Also with some tough ear wax it may take a couple of weeks to work. Still you may have to see your doctor to use the water-pick in your ears. ...Read more

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Can I use warm tap water to syringe my childs ears?

Can I use warm tap water to syringe my childs ears?

Cleaning ear canals: Don't try cleaning by syringing the ear canals at home. You can place some hydrogen peroxide in the canal as long as the child has no pe tubes or ruptured ear drum. Let the hydrogen peroxide stay in the canal for 3-5 minutes and then gently dry/soak it up with a clean wisp of tissue. ...Read more

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