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Dealing with Earwax

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Earwax is produced in the outer part of the ear canal. You may hear earwax being referred to as cerumen by medical professionals. It has a lot of important functions.
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Dealing with Earwax

  1. 1. Dealing with Earwax Earwax is produced in the outer part of the ear canal. You may hear earwax being referred to as cerumen by medical professionals. It has a lot of important functions. Earwax helps to protect your eardrum and theear canal by giving them a waterproof lining. It helps to keep your ear dryand prevent any germs from coming in to cause an infection. The earwaxalso helps to trap any dust and dirt to keep them from coming into theeardrum and causing any irritation.Most of the time, you will not have to worry about having to do anything inorder to remove earwax from your ears. Regular bathing is normallyenough to be able to keep your earwax at a healthy level.At Home Treatment for EarwaxIf you’re having issues with pain in your ear and you notice earwax inside,it is fine to take a washcloth and wipe around the outer part of the earcanal. It is imperative that you refrain from using a cotton swab, a finger orany other objects that could potentially poke the inside of your ear andcause damage to the eardrum. You also don’t want to push the earwaxfarther into the ear canal because in turn you could end up with aninfection.
  2. 2. Anytime you complain about pain and discomfort in your ears you shouldtalk with your doctor. There are a lot of over-the-counter medicines to helpremove earwax, but you need to consult with a doctor before using any ofthem.For More Information, Call Premium Hearing Solutions At: (248) 686-2586 Or Visit Us At: http://hearing-aids-clawson-mi.com

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