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The problems of having excess Earwax

Earwax has a prominent role to serve a purpose other than making us feel a little nauseous. Our ears produce earwax in order to protect, lubricate and fight bacteria within the inner ear and walls of ear drums. Usually, when earwax builds up, the excess begins to flake off outside of the eardrum. However, it’s…

Earwax problems symptoms

Earwax has a prominent role to serve a purpose other than making us feel a little nauseous. Our ears produce earwax in order to protect, lubricate and fight bacteria within the inner ear and walls of ear drums.

Usually, when earwax builds up, the excess begins to flake off outside of the eardrum. However, it’s also evident that sometimes, the build-up of too much earwax can cause problem. Unfortunately, this is not an uncommon issue.

Our inner ear is designed in a way such no contamination of bacteria inside the ear. That is why earwax is both boon and bane.

HEARING LOSS

Generally, earwax is not the main cause of hearing loss in the sense of damaging your ear. But it can certainly block the ear canal and as such prevent your hearing clarity, dampening the volume of environmental sounds.

If you are experiencing hearing blockade or hearing loss, it’s important to talk to a hearing specialist to potentially identify the source and talk through regular solutions that can be faced. In many cases, cleaning and dealing the earwax as a matter of principle is important, because seeing into your ear and diagnosing potential problem further conditions is interrupted when wax is present.

DISCOMFORT AND PAIN

A buildup of earwax is not hygienic, and can cause discomfort, pain and even bacterial infections within the inner ear. For this reason, it’s important to make sure that when you notice an earwax problem, you take advice from an audiologist. They will analyze your hearing discomfort and helps you in for certain ear cleaning procedures or provide you ear drop solution that help break up and soften the earwax for easy removal.

TINNITUS AND RINGING

Earwax can also cause scorching & ringing in the ear, this condition is called tinnitus which is frustrating for anyone. This may amount to a continuous ringing in the ears, or severe ringing irritation which might cause significant distress.

Tinnitus from earwax, thankfully, is very rare and largely temporary until the issue is resolved. However, when earwax is impactful, as in when starts causing issues and if contributed to by using the cotton swabs to possibly cause damage within the ear canal, this problem may continue to disturb you.

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