What To Do About Ear Wax (Cerumen)

Ear Wax removal in Richfield, MN
Treating hearing loss can sometimes be as simple as getting your ears cleaned. Earwax can become impacted and press against the eardrum, which can affect your hearing.

Earwax (cerumen), a waxy substance secreted in the ear canal, is there for a reason — to clean and protect the skin of your ear canal from debris, bacteria and water. Over time, wax can build up in your ear canal, harden and become stuck, despite your best efforts to clean it out. Using a cotton swab can actually make the situation worse by pushing the wax in deeper. You can’t feel this buildup, but it can lead to temporary hearing loss. We can remove earwax safely.

This video demonstrates what you can expect when you come in to have earwax removed from an audiologist. This is a quick, comfortable and effective way to have earwax removed from your ears.

Call us to schedule a visit. We’ll check your ears and can unplug them right away, if need be.

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