How should ears be properly cleaned?

Posted: 12:05 PM EST Nov 20, 2012   Updated: 4:15 PM EDT Aug 22, 2013

By Pure Matters

Normally, ears canals are self-cleaning and should not need cleaning with any devices or cotton-tipped applicators. Cleaning the ear can cause problems by pushing the ear wax deeper into the ear canal and against the eardrum. However, sometimes wax can accumulate excessively, resulting in a blocked ear canal. In the case of a blocked ear canal, consult your physician. He/she may recommend one or more of the following:

Always consult your physician for a diagnosis and for additional information.

Source: Pure Matters