Remedies, treatments and care for Earwax
Earwax, also known as cerumen, is a yellowish waxy substance secreted in the ear canal of humans and other mammals. Earwax protects the skin of the human ear canal, assists in cleaning and lubrication, and also provides some protection against bacteria, fungi, insects and water. However, excess or compacted earwax can press against the eardrum or block the outside ear canal or hearing aids, potentially causing hearing loss.
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