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Does ear wax build up cause ear infections?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: No

It can become painful if the wax is dry, packed in and aggravated by q-tips.
It does not cause infections.

In brief: No

It can become painful if the wax is dry, packed in and aggravated by q-tips.
It does not cause infections.
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