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Is it better to use a q-tip or a finger to clean your ears?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
4 doctors agree

In brief: Washcloth

Or as my mother use to say, 'nothing smaller than your elbow'.
If you feel you have wax or some inner irritation, try a few drops of warm olive oil.

In brief: Washcloth

Or as my mother use to say, 'nothing smaller than your elbow'.
If you feel you have wax or some inner irritation, try a few drops of warm olive oil.
Dr. Troy Reyna
Dr. Troy Reyna
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics

In brief: Never

Never put anything smaller than your elbow in any opening of a child's body! q tips are too big , may hurt and cause damage including a ruptured eardrum. If there are no tubes in the ears, put a few drops of peroxide in the ear for a minute.
This safely cleans the ear.

In brief: Never

Never put anything smaller than your elbow in any opening of a child's body! q tips are too big , may hurt and cause damage including a ruptured eardrum. If there are no tubes in the ears, put a few drops of peroxide in the ear for a minute.
This safely cleans the ear.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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