741Many people are digging in the ear and around it with cotton buds just to clean them from the wax and is becoming habit the same as cleaning teeth. This let’s say that is ritual is making you to fell relax and soothing, but all doctors are advising that all people should stop practicing this ritual using cotton buds for cleaning the ears.
True revealed form the doctors that many children every year are coming to them with some quite serious injuries of the ears, all because of trying to clean themselves and went wrong. Many people believe that using cotton buds for cleaning wax of the ear is good and can clean all wax, bur reality is that they stops to clean the ear itself.
Professor of the rhinology Richard Harvey said “Good rule of the thumb for the most people is that you shouldn’t put smaller than your elbow in your ear”
he main problem of trying to clean earwax is that you are causing bigger problem, because on that way you just push down earwax in the canal of the ear, because ears have own system for self-cleaning. Ears have and other secretion and together with earwax keep the dirt away from eardrum and while you move the jaw push the wax out from the canal of the ear and in that way prevent from blockages.
There was one research report in Journal of the Pediatrics made in US, and 34 patients end up at the hospital in emergency department, because of the ear ijuries.
But everyday many people are asking themselves “Really do we need to clean the ears.” The specialist for hearing and ear Brande Plotnick wrote on healthyhearing.com that the ear canal and the ear does not be cleaned, but there is a plenty other benefits from cleaning, but note that the cleaning should be gentle.
- Most of the time, the canal in the ear doesn’t need being clean.
- While you wash your hair or just showering, enough amount of water is entering in the ear canal and cleans the wax that is accumulated in the ear canal.
- Using cotton buds is really unnecessary, because most of time while you are sleeping the wax fall out and it’s loosen.
- If you have necessary to clean your ears, advice is to visit the doctor and expertly to be removing the wax.