Best Ways to Remove ear wax

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Cotton swabs

Before you try this, you should know that cotton swabs could also push the wax further into the ear canal. It’s best to use cotton swabs for cleaning the wax on the outer ear.

Dip a cotton swab in some warm water, squeeze it, and wipe your outer ear. If you feel you’re about to push the wax in deeper, withdraw the swab right away.

Cotton swabs

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Written by Abigail Davidson
4 months ago
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Use an earwax softener

Most pharmacies will be able to provide you with over-the-counter eardrops that work as earwax softeners. The drops generally contain a solution of any of the following:

- Hydrogen peroxide

- Peroxide

- Saline

- Glycerin

- Mineral oil

- Baby oil

Put in the prescribed number of drops in your ear and let it sit for a few minutes before you rinse your ear. Carefully read the instructions on the package, and if the symptoms persist – call your doctor. 

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Written by Dustin Mccoy
4 months ago
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Don't use cotton swabs

Unless you have a major earwax blockage, earwax doesn't need to be removed at all. If you do, you will need to see a doctor to get it removed properly.

The main cause of earwax blockages in the first place is overuse of cotton swabs, making your body produce more ear wax.

Ear wax plays an important role in one's hearing and prevents dirt, debris, and, god forbid, bugs from getting into your ears. Cotton swabs not only disrupt your ear's delicate balance, but can also introduce dirt and debris into your ears. The pressure put on your ears can also cause permanent hearing damage. Do not use cotton swabs, and do not remove ear wax from your ears.

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