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How can you treat earwax blockage at home?

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Try an over-the-counter wax softening drops such as Debrox or Murine and then drain them out. You also can use a bulb-type syringe to gently flush the ear with warm water. The water should be at body temperature so you won’t get dizzy.

Gayle M Galletta, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts.

Rakel: Textbook of Family Medicine, 8th ed.

Mayo Clinic. 

Roberts: Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine,  ; Chapter 64 5th ed.


 

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on October 29, 2017

Gayle M Galletta, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts.

Rakel: Textbook of Family Medicine, 8th ed.

Mayo Clinic. 

Roberts: Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine,  ; Chapter 64 5th ed.


 

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on October 29, 2017

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