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What Natural or Home Remedies Help Remove Earwax?
The person may try a few excess earwax buildup removal methods at home unless they have a perforation (hole) or tubes in the eardrum.
What Is the Medical Treatment for Removing Earwax blockage?
The doctor may remove the earwax buildup with a small plastic spoon called a curette, or by irrigating the ear with warmed water, saline, dilute peroxide solution, docusate (Colace), sodium bicarbonate, or other prescription-strength eardrops. If ear wax does not block the view of the ear drum and is asymptomatic, in many cases, it does not require removal.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/22/2016
Gayle M Galletta, MD
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