Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Zee01 | 2010-01-12


Ear wax

Sorry to post it here, but you are one of the few experts that do respond....

My husband has got an issue with his ear wax.
Apparently his ears are a bit deformed in that the wax does not drain itself.

So, every so often his ears block up completely, which influences his hearing.
And being male, it is difficult to get him to the doctor for them to clean it for him.

My question is, are there anything that will help him with this problem.
At the moment we are using ceremol drops, but he only asks me to help him with it if the problem gets worse,
He does not use it often.

Any advice will be appreciated!

Thank you so so much!

Expert's Reply



I will try to help with your question.Excessive ear wax is a common problem especially in men. As you say his hearing is then affected. Using Cerumel will help to soften the wax but this needs to be used regularly and your husband will need to try to gently remove the soft wax from his ears using an ear bud.He must be careful not to push the wax further into his ears.

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