How should ears be properly cleaned?

Published On: Nov 20 2012 11:05:32 AM CST   Updated On: Aug 22 2013 03:15:34 PM CDT

By Pure Matters

Normally, ears canals are self-cleaning and should not need cleaning with any devices or cotton-tipped applicators. Cleaning the ear can cause problems by pushing the ear wax deeper into the ear canal and against the eardrum. However, sometimes wax can accumulate excessively, resulting in a blocked ear canal. In the case of a blocked ear canal, consult your physician. He/she may recommend one or more of the following:

Always consult your physician for a diagnosis and for additional information.

Source: Pure Matters