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Im constanstly scraping ear wax from my ear. Even though I have a morning routine of cleaing my ear, I seem to always continue getting wax built up?

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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
8 doctors agree

In brief: Stop cleaning

Your ears make wax for 3 reasons, to moisten the skin, protect against infection and to repel water. A healthy ear makes wax, when you clean your ears you are upsetting the skin and the ear will just make more wax.
Clean the very outside only and never go near the canal.

In brief: Stop cleaning

Your ears make wax for 3 reasons, to moisten the skin, protect against infection and to repel water. A healthy ear makes wax, when you clean your ears you are upsetting the skin and the ear will just make more wax.
Clean the very outside only and never go near the canal.
Dr. David Astrachan
Dr. David Astrachan
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Wishing you the best. Good answer.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine

In brief: Check with ENT

Some people have genes that cause overproduction of wax.
You may also have an irritant that is causing excessive wax production. Nevertheless, have an ENT doctor look at your ears.

In brief: Check with ENT

Some people have genes that cause overproduction of wax.
You may also have an irritant that is causing excessive wax production. Nevertheless, have an ENT doctor look at your ears.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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