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Ear Cleaning Tips

Tip #1: If you currently use Q-Tips, then make sure you hold the Q-Tip 1 inch away from the cotton tip that you’re inserting into your ear. This will ensure that you do not ever commit accidental contact with your ear drum, which can cause injury. The wax glands that make the earwax are close to the outer edge of the canal, so this depth must be sufficient and safe. Make use of a rotating movement, swabbing all sides of the canal. Do not have a plungering motion, which eventually drives as well as compacts the wax deeper into your canal. (FYI: cortexi complaints the cleanest ears we come across use Q-Tips daily, but only when done carefully & properly.)

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Tip #2: In case you own a hand-held showerhead with a rotating spray design dial, set the switch to the most direct/condensed spray pattern. While taking a warm shower, take out the handheld part of your showerhead and irrigate each ear for 1-2 minutes, 1 2 times each week. The warm water is going to liquefy the wax and expel any other unnecessary debris from your ears. Handheld shower heads can be found at most retail or maybe home improvement stores.

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Tip #3: Use hydrogen peroxide or pure virgin olive oil to first loosen huge amounts of old wax from the canal of yours. Let the solution to stand in your ear for 5-10 minutes with your head tipped to the side area, after which flush with water that is warm coming from a bulb syringe or even making use of the method shown in Tip #2 above.

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NOTE: These tips are certainly not supposed to be replace proper medical advise. Consult with your private physician before making use of any of these techniques.