Remedies, treatments and care for Earwax

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.

Remedy:

Instill sesame oil  Popularity: 353  Effectiveness: 3.0  
Instill tea tree oil  Popularity: 348  Effectiveness: 1.3  
Instill hydrogen peroxide  Popularity: 332  Effectiveness: 3.5  
Instill vinegar and rubbing alcohol  Popularity: 320  Effectiveness: 4.1  
Instill warm water  Popularity: 317  Effectiveness: 2.6  
Instill olive oil  Popularity: 316  Effectiveness: 4.0  
Instill salt water  Popularity: 292  Effectiveness: 4.2  
Instill almond oil  Popularity: 263  Effectiveness: 2.1  
Instill baby oil  Popularity: 262  Effectiveness: 3.7  
Instill baking soda solution  Popularity: 181  Effectiveness: 1.6  
Instll garlic oil  Popularity: 140  Effectiveness: 2.3  



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