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I have noticed for the last 6 months one of my ears has flakey ear wax while my other one is normal what is the cause of the flakey ear?

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Dr. Srinivas (bobby) Mukkamala
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Normal asymmetry

It's normal for both ears to produce different amounts and types of wax.
Flakiness is usually due to not enough natural oil in canal. You can use a little baby oil in the canal a couple times a week to soften it up.

In brief: Normal asymmetry

It's normal for both ears to produce different amounts and types of wax.
Flakiness is usually due to not enough natural oil in canal. You can use a little baby oil in the canal a couple times a week to soften it up.
Dr. Srinivas (bobby) Mukkamala
Dr. Srinivas (bobby) Mukkamala
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