Methods for safely removing earwax at home include over-the-counter ear wax softening drops and flushing the ear with warm water, states WebMD. Instruments to scoop out ear wax should only be used by a medical profession... More »

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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 »

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If you have an intact eardrum, you can remove hardened ear wax by placing several drops of mineral oil, glycerin, hydrogen peroxide or baby oil into the ear, according to Mayo Clinic. After a few days, the drops should s... More »

Some good home remedies for removing ear wax include softening the ear wax with mineral oil, glycerine or hydrogen peroxide, and irrigating with warm water, states Mayo Clinic. In addition, WebMD states that over-the-cou... More »

Most physicians recommend that ear wax be removed by pre-treating with a few drops of warm water or salt water placed in the ear to soften the wax. Approximately 15 to 30 minutes later the ear canal should be irrigated w... More »

Remove earwax from the outer ear with a washcloth and from the inner ear with drops of glycerin, baby oil or similar solutions, advises the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery. Commercial drops, hydr... More »

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A common and effective way to remove ear wax at home is by using hydrogen peroxide and mineral oil as softening agents, according to Everyday Health. If the ear is in pain or discharging a substance that isn't ear wax, o... More »