The best home earwax treatment incorporates wax softening drops, such as Murine or Debrox, or flushing the ear with warm water out of a bulb-type syringe. A physician may use a curette, or small scoop, to pull wax out of... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

In most cases, a primary care physician removes excessive earwax from the ear canal through a series prescription ear drops, washing or vacuuming procedures. In extreme cases, an ear, nose and throat specialist, or otola... More » Science Human Anatomy Organs

A painless method to remove earwax is ear irrigation, although a person may experience a strange feeling when the water is surged around the ear canal. A doctor may recommend ear irrigation when there is earwax buildup a... More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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Ear wax can be removed at home by using over-the-counter ear drops such as Murine or Debrox or by gently rinsing the ear canal with body temperature water. If certain symptoms of ear wax impaction occur, it is best to se... More » Beauty & Fashion Hygiene

Over-the-counter earwax removal drops are available for individuals with an earwax problem, according to American Hearing Research Foundation. These medications usually contain a mixture of oil and peroxide. Individuals ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Earwax removal kits typically contain an earwax softener solution, a rubber bulb syringe and earplugs. To remove earwax, pour the solution into your ears, and seal in the solution using earplugs. Next, fill the syringe w... More » Beauty & Fashion Hygiene

A rubber bulb syringe can fairly easily clean out earwax at home. In some cases, the earwax may need softening prior to using the syringe. More » Beauty & Fashion Hygiene