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How can I remove my extra ear hair?

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You have several options:

  • Shave
  • Pluck with tweezers
  • Use either cold or hot wax to remove hair and keep it off for 2–8 weeks
  • Hair removal cream (depilatories)
  • Laser hair removal

From: Why Are My Ears Hairy? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

About Kids Health: “What Your Newborn Baby Looks Like.”

Medscape: “Male Aesthetics.”

World Health Organization: “The Anatomy and Physiology of the Ear and Hearing.”

American Speech Language Hearing Association: “How Our Balance System Works.”

Lee, A.C. , December 2004. European Journal of Human Genetics

Al Aboud, D. , 2014. Our Dermatology Online

Woods, D., , August 1982. Pediatrics

Pavone, P. , published online Aug. 5, 2015. Italian Journal of Pediatrics

Schaefer, P., , Dec. 1, 2012. American Family Physician

Nemours TeensHealth: “All About Ears.”

American Family Physician: “Removal of Unwanted Facial Hair.”

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on August 07, 2018

SOURCES:

About Kids Health: “What Your Newborn Baby Looks Like.”

Medscape: “Male Aesthetics.”

World Health Organization: “The Anatomy and Physiology of the Ear and Hearing.”

American Speech Language Hearing Association: “How Our Balance System Works.”

Lee, A.C. , December 2004. European Journal of Human Genetics

Al Aboud, D. , 2014. Our Dermatology Online

Woods, D., , August 1982. Pediatrics

Pavone, P. , published online Aug. 5, 2015. Italian Journal of Pediatrics

Schaefer, P., , Dec. 1, 2012. American Family Physician

Nemours TeensHealth: “All About Ears.”

American Family Physician: “Removal of Unwanted Facial Hair.”

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on August 07, 2018

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