by April Reinhardt
(last updated August 10, 2018)
Did you know that earwax buildup not only causes extreme pain when it presses against the eardrum, but it is also blamed for 80% of hearing aid faults? Although earwax provides protection from fungus and bacteria in the ear canal, excessive and impacted earwax can impair hearing, impede the function of hearing aids, and become unsightly if left unchecked.
While you can go to your doctor to have earwax removed, you also can remove it yourself at home. Here are some ways to remove earwax. The scientific community does not approve some of these methods, but some people believe that they work well:
For heavy earwax buildup that involves hearing loss or severe pain, it is wise to make an appointment to see your doctor where he has specialized tools available to remove the earwax in sterile conditions.
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