Ear Wax Removal Specialists
Blockage or impaction also occurs when the wax gets pushed deep within the ear canal. Earwax blockage affects about 10% of people and is one of the most common ear problems. Here are some of the other reasons:
• The most common cause of impactions is the use of Q-tips (and other objects such as bobby pins and tweezers), which can remove superficial wax but also can push the wax deeper into the ear canal not to mention risking puncturing one’s eardrum.
• Hearing aid and earplug users are also prone to earwax blockage.
Symptoms of an Earwax Impaction
• Decreased hearing
• Ear pain
• Plugged or fullness sensation
• Ringing in the ear
• Itching or drainage from the ear canal
It is important to be sure earwax is the culprit before trying any home remedies.