How should ears be properly cleaned?

POSTED: 11:05 AM CST Nov 20, 2012    UPDATED: 03:15 PM CDT Aug 22, 2013 

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