To remove impacted earwax, soften the wax with a solution, rinse the canal with warm water after several days, and dry the ear canal, as instructed by Mayo Clinic. Never attempt to dig out excess earwax, which can push t... 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 »

An earwax blockage or impaction occurs when you push the substance further into your ear rather than removing it. Cotton swabs, earplugs, hearing aids and small ear canals cause most earwax blockages. A liquid flushing s... More »

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The best home remedy to remove ear wax is to soften the wax, rinse the ear canal with warm water and then dry the ear canal, according to Mayo Clinic. This should only be done on people without tubes or holes in the eard... More »

Water jet devices, irrigation systems and syringes are all commonly used to clean wax out of the ear canal, according to American Hearing Research Foundation. Patients should always avoid using cotton swabs to remove wax... More »

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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 »

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Ear wax can be safely removed by irrigating the ear with water or by applying ear drops inside the ear canal, which helps to soften the wax. Q-tips or other objects should never be inserted into the ear canal, since they... More »