Common Causes of Hearing Loss

The events leading up to a loss in hearing can be varied. The cause can sometimes be readily apparent, including an ear infection or the build up of wax along the external ear canal. Other times, there will be problems that need to be discovered via technology and a thorough examination. These are some of […]

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How to Unclog a Clogged Ear

A clogged ear can easily be one of the most annoying but commonly recurring experiences in the world. The various reasons behind clogged ears are very diverse, but thankfully, they can remedied with a relatively small investment in time and energy under most circumstances. If you want to spare yourself the annoyance of clogged ears […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Use Cotton Buds to Clean Your Ears

When you were a child, your parents probably taught you to use cotton buds to clean your ears every so often. Although many people use them to remove ear wax and other debris from their ear canals, ENTs and other healthcare professionals state that you should avoid doing so. This is because there are several […]

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Strange Ear Symptoms

At some point, most everyone experiences some problem with their ears. If you have a constant ringing in your ears, muffled hearing, balance problems or fluid draining from your ears, you are not alone. There are certain strange ear symptoms that you can experience that can mean hearing loss or some other issue. It’s important […]

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Swimmers Ear Prevention

Michael Phelps is a well-known Olympics swimmer and even though he has an impressive swimming abilities, he is still prone to what is called swimmer’s ear. The medical term for swimmer’s ear is otitis externa and is an infection that occurs in the ear canal or outer ear.

Even though it is called swimmer’s ear, it […]

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