How To Safely Treat Earwax Buildup

No Inserting Objects Into The Ear

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While the temptation to use a tip or cotton ball to clean your ears may rise, don't go for it. Using foreign objects inside of the ear can actually damage it greatly. For one, you might perforate the inside of your ear or eardrum, which could cause a great deal of pain and may affect your hearing for the rest of your life. It might also end up in your ear producing more earwax in the long run since your ear tends to produce more wax when there is a foreign object inside it.

In addition, by using a cotton ball or swab, you might end up pushing the wax further inside the ear. This could make the backup even worse since you could leave your ear with no method to get rid of wax pushed that far back. As such, follow the principle rule of no inserting objects into the ear.

Continue to understand the next treatment that should not be performed for earwax buildup.

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