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How to get hard earwax out?

Earwax is a substance which is naturally produced by the ears. What’s more, is that the ears are self-cleaning, meaning that earwax is regularly removed to keep your ears in good health, and ensure that your hearing is in a good state. Our best advice we can give here at Ear Wax Care is to leave your ears alone for the most part, because they will look after themselves, and interfering with them by trying to remove a normal amount of earwax can actually just cause a build-up or blockage. However, some individuals may be experiencing hard earwax, and wondering how exactly to get it out.

It could be a sign that you have excessive earwax if you are experiencing earaches, infections, or reduced hearing. Usually, the ears will remove earwax through movements such as chewing or talking, which dislodges the wax and causes it to migrate out of the ear canal. To deal with a blockage, however, you can use a simple at-home treatment using a substance we all have in our cupboards: olive oil.

It’s a simple method. All you have to do is put 2 to 3 drops of olive oil 2 to 3 times per day in the ear canal, and continue this for 2 weeks. Over the course of this treatment, the hard earwax will be softened and it will fall out. If you find that you are still experiencing hard earwax after this course of treatment, then we recommend getting in touch will us here at Ear Wax Care, and we will be all ears!

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