Earwax Removal Procedure
Earwax Removal Procedure is a delicate process. You must be cautious. Attempt over-the-counter ear drops. Or on the other hand simply trickle a couple of drops of water or hydrogen peroxide down your ear canal. Let it drain into the wax for a couple of minutes, then turn on your side to let the liquid and wax slide out. Your body can overproduce earwax leading to this blockage, but also, you can cause the blockage as well by cleaning your ears out with a cotton swab or other item that pushes the earwax further into your ear canal.
Ear wax blockage can cause various side effects
- A feeling of fullness
- A reflex cough
- Hearing loss
Reasons to remove Earwax
A person whose body produces a lot of earwax has a higher chance of having an earwax blockage and impaction. Some individuals can produce excess earwax by swimming. Earplugs and hearing aids keep wax from naturally falling out of your ear, leading to build up inside your ear.
If excess earwax accumulates and becomes hard, it may form a plug that can block your ear. A block ear can affect your hearing and be painful.
Earwax blockage experience symptoms such as:
- An ear infection
- An earache
- Tinnitus (ringing in your ear)
- Cough (the blockage pressure stimulates an ear nerve)
- Vertigo (a feeling of being unbalanced that could lead to nausea and dizziness)
- A feeling of fullness in your ear
- Excessive earwax buildup is the cause of a lot of hearing-aid faults.
Dangers of removing earwax at home
- Cotton swabs
- Napkin corners
- Bobby pins
Many people believe cotton swabs, paperclip or even hairpins can clean their ears. This is not true. When you stick a foreign object in your ear, you risk pushing the earwax further into your ear or damaging your eardrum and ear canal.
Earwax removal procedure is safely complete by an ear specialist at Dr Sunny Medical Center at Sarjapur Road. Excessive earwax can actually damage your delicate eardrum or ear canal easily. Therefore, don’t attempt to remove the earwax yourself by placing objects in your ears. For example
- Have a hole in your eardrum
- Had ear surgery
- Ear drainage or pain
- Kids have their ears examine during their annual medical examination.
Earwax removal can be a simple procedure, but if done wrong can have serious consequences to one’s hearing. This is why you shouldn’t attempt it at home using foreign objects and you should seek professional medical attention from an experienced doctor. Contact ENT Specialist at Dr Sunny Medical Center at Bellandur.