Got ear wax? Having difficulty hearing because your ear is plugged up? Brentview Medical Clinic is your solution. Our physicians can relieve this uncomfortable and annoying situation by an ear lavage or by using a special tool to remove ear wax safely from your ear canal.
An earwax plug occurs when cerumen (earwax) accumulates in your ear and becomes too hard to be washed away naturally. Earwax is an important and natural part of your body’s defenses. Its functions include protecting your ear canal by slowing the growth of bacteria. Some people experience earwax blockage more often than others. Q tips should not be used to relieve a earwax impaction as Q tips just push the ear wax deeper in canal and further entrap the wax.