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Old 09-15-2012, 12:10 PM   #1
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Benefits of removing ear wax?

Are there any health advantages to removing ear wax (or having it done professionally), if the individual has no hearing problem? In addition, I was wondering if having a lot of impacted ear wax could put pressure on other areas of the face? Thanks for any information.

 
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Old 09-20-2012, 10:49 PM   #2
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Re: Benefits of removing ear wax?

Be very cautious about having your ears flushed. They used a high pressure gun-like device on mine, and that was the beginning of over a year of problems. I am a nurse in long term care, and the doctors usually recommend Debrox ear drops to loosen the wax, but they don't usually flush them anymore.

 
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Re: Benefits of removing ear wax?

My ENT does not flush mine. He uses an instrument that looks sort of like a crochet hook to pull the wax out. Ask yours to do that instead of flushing.

 
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Old 09-28-2012, 03:56 AM   #4
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Re: Benefits of removing ear wax?

Hi I am just curious you said you had a year of problems after they flushed your ear...what kind of problems did you have? Because i noticed when they flushed my ears thats when i started getting myoclnus in the ear area

 
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