15 posts tagged with earwax.
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Feeling earitable

Is it normal to feel cloggy for awhile after ear wax has been flushed out? [more inside]
posted by dayintoday on Nov 30, 2012 - 11 answers

Scaly skin at ear canal?

Scaly skin around the entrance to my ear canal. [more inside]
posted by waraw on Nov 8, 2012 - 11 answers

Hey asians, how do you deal with your earwax?

Hey asians, how do you deal with your earwax? [more inside]
posted by malhouse on Feb 11, 2012 - 15 answers

Literally an itchy ear

Help me figure out what's going on with my itchy ear. I can't get to the doctor until next week. [more inside]
posted by IndigoRain on Nov 22, 2011 - 14 answers

Wax on...WAX OFF

How to clean carbamide peroxide out of work clothes (one non-iron shirt, poly blend pants)? Soak & hope for best or dry cleaner STAT? [more inside]
posted by xiaolongbao on Oct 18, 2011 - 6 answers

Wax off, please.

This is the third time in the last ten years that I've ended up with an earwax impaction. What do I do to solve this problem and prevent it from recurring? [more inside]
posted by brina on May 9, 2011 - 21 answers

Is peroxide an okay option for people with ear tubes?

ENT-filter: Question about following my doctor's too vague instructions about treating a clogged up ear tube (in an adult ear that had a myringotomy + ear tube inserted three weeks ago) with hydrogen peroxide. I would especially like to hear from doctors and/or people who have had myringotomies and/or tubes. [more inside]
posted by Mael Oui on Aug 19, 2010 - 7 answers

Explanation for Excessive Earwax?

Excessive earwax in one ear, following mysterious pain days previous. [more inside]
posted by nostrich on Jun 18, 2010 - 9 answers

Why do my ears produce differently colored wax?

What is a possible explanation as to why the ear wax from my left ear is consistently a different color than the ear wax from my right ear (light yellow vs. dark brown)? Neither ear physically bothers me, this is more of a curiosity that I've noticed over the last few years. Thanks!
posted by franc.o.bolos on Jun 10, 2010 - 6 answers

Ear plumber?

Where in NYC can I get my ears suction-cleaned as in this [rather icky] Youtube video? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 10, 2010 - 8 answers

Irritated Enough To Irrigate

Ear wax-filter: I'm looking for some advice and/or tips about dealing with earwax blockage in one ear (resulting in muffled hearing) and the proper usage of at-home irrigation systems. [more inside]
posted by Mael Oui on Jan 31, 2010 - 44 answers

Why so waxy?

My right ear has been extra waxy for the past few years. Is there something wrong with it? How can I better clean it, since I know I'm not supposed to use Q-tips? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 7, 2009 - 25 answers

Can hydrogen peroxide collapse your lung? (Spontaneous Pneumothorax)

I use hydrogen peroxide to clean out ear wax; could this have caused a bleb in my lung eventually causing my lung to collapse (spontaneous pneumothorax)? [more inside]
posted by MrBCID on Aug 19, 2009 - 16 answers

What's up with my weirdo kitten?

A couple of questions from a new cat owner. [more inside]
posted by sunimplodes on Aug 28, 2008 - 19 answers

Unbalanced sound hurts my ears...

If I'm listening to music predominantly through one ear I get a really intense pain in the opposite ear after about thirty seconds. What's happening? [more inside]
posted by twine42 on Oct 10, 2006 - 3 answers

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