Care recipient (cr) has alot of ear wax and often complains of not being able to hear very well

Try: Buy an ear syringe and special ear cleaning liquid from the drug store fill the ear syringe with the liquid tilt the cr cr’s head back and to the side so that the ear faces upward carefully insert the end of the syringe into the ear and squirt a few drops of the ear cleaning liquid the cr should hear and feel a filling sound in his or her ear fit a cotton-ball into the cr cr’s ear and leave in overnight repeat the process for the other ear do this for two nights in a row ask the cr to sleep with a night cap on twice a week

Materials: Ear syringe ear cleaning liquid cotton balls sleeping cap

Categories: Medical Physical, So-So Hearing, Poor Hearing

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References: Adapted from the internet website www wiki how com how to clean your ears by eric flickety jack herrick and magali c fernandez 2011

Keywords: Ear wax hearing ears

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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