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Earwax (cont.)

Earwax Medical Treatment

The doctor may remove the earwax with a small plastic spoon called a curette, or by irrigating the ear with warmed water, saline, docusate (Colace), sodium bicarbonate, or other prescription-strength eardrops.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/17/2013
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