How to know when earwax is normal — and when you should have it professionally removed


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Earwax plays an important function in keeping our ears healthy, but having too much can cause problems.
The majority of people don’t need ear wax removal and excessive cleaning can damage your ears.
However, in certain cases, ear wax removal can help eliminate ear pain or hearing problems.

Most people don’t really think about their earwax. It’s not a popular party topic, and we tend to deal with it behind closed bathroom doors.

However, too much earwax can actually cause some annoying and potentially serious issues. In fact, your itchy ear or hearing problem could stem from a buildup of earwax, according to Healthline.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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