Inside your ear canal are hairs and these hairs keep things like dust and bacteria out of your ear’s precious air space. These hair follicles and their glands produce ear wax, wax that serves as a protective device, guarding the skin of the ear canal and protecting everything from water.
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Otolaryngology Topics: Clogged Ears Ear Infections Hearing Impairment Sinus Infections Sore Throat Does it seem like you can never get rid of annoying colds, stop coughing or prevent getting just another bout of sore throat, read along where we list some of the most coveted Ear Nose and Throat doctors’ secrets. Drink cold liquids. For [...]
There are a number of reasons why ears get clogged. An outer ear infection, commonly called swimmers ear, can cause inflammation of the ear canal and in more advanced cases, produce fluid and pus. Itchy ears are a symptom of this kind of infection. A middle ear infection which commonly accompanies a cold or the [...]
Ear wax is a necessary component of healthy ears and is intended to protect delicate lining of the ear canal from bacteria and carry dust and debris outward. You might be surprised to know that it’s absolutely unnecessary to remove excessive ear wax from your ears as ears are self-cleansing structures that do this job [...]