Earwax Removal At Home

Earwax Removal At Home

A common remedy that many people search for are earwax removal ear drops for excessive earwax, but why is it that many of us would rather do without earwax when it is useful to the ear canal.

Earwax is a natural cleanser taking dead skin cells, dirt, debris & hair as it moves from inside the ear canal outwards. It displays mild antibacterial properties, and if you do not produce enough then you may end up with itchy ears and an uncomfortable feeling. 

What is earwax?

Earwax, also known as cerumen, is a waxy oily substance secreted in the ear canal. It is a natural cleanser of the ear canal and displays antimicrobial and antifungal properties. Earwax protects the ear from dust, dirt, bacteria, and small objects from damaging the ear. It also protects the delicate lining of the ear canal from water when it gets into the ear. 

Although earwax often makes its way to the opening of the ear where it will fall out or be removed by washing, sometimes it hardens in the ear canal where it causes a blockage. Sometimes cleaning the ear canal may push the wax deeper. 

Excessive earwax

Many people produce too much earwax. This may be the result of genetics, the shape of the ear canal, stress, a hairy ear canal, and possibly an inflammatory diet which leads to inflammation in the entire body. Inflammation in the ear canal would cause excessive earwax production. 

Excessive earwax can cause earaches, ear infections, ear pain, tinnitus, and temporary loss of hearing. These are the reasons why people often resort to purchasing ear drops for earwax removal.

Earwax removal 

Earwax can be removed if it has blocked the canal. It is a common procedure, however many people wish to try to remove this themselves before seeking assistance.  And with that said,  many try to remove earwax by using a cotton bud which tends to push earwax back into the canal.

Earwax generally forms in the outer third of the ear canal and not near the eardrum. A build-up of earwax causing hearing loss is often due to failed attempts. 

Most cases of earwax build-up can be treated using earwax removal drops. Many ear drops for ear wax tend to be oil-based. These ear wax removal drops work to soften wax and, in most cases, no other treatment is required.

Otosan Ear Drops are natural ear drops which help to cleanse the ear canal by emulsifying earwax making it easier for removal. These natural ear drops also help to soothe any ear irritation, do not dry skin in the ear canal, and contain Propolis, a natural antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties.

Otosan Ear Drops not only cleanse the ear and remove ear wax, but these ear drops for blocked ears also help to relieve ear pain. 

Otosan Ear Drops are also suitable for those with hearing aids. Some hearing aid may block the ear wax from moving out of the ear, and in many cases may stimulate the glands in the ear to produce more secretions. Otosan Ear Drops are suitable for people wearing hearing aids and this is important since many hearing aids sent back for repair are damaged due to earwax. 

These ear drops for wax are dermatologically tested, suitable for adults and children over 3 years of age and are free from artificial preservatives and colours. 

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