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How To Handle Ear Wax In Toddlers

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Are you worried that the ear wax in your toddler’s ear might hamper his hearing? Unless it causes pain or other health issues, there is no need to worry.

However, when ear wax builds up and blocks the ear canal, it causes irritation and sometimes interferes with hearing.

You may want to remove your toddler’s ear wax with an ear bud, but it is not advisable. Take him to an expert who will be able to remove it without damaging the eardrum.

Know how to deal with ear wax in toddlers by going through this ClipBook.


Ear Wax In Toddlers: What's Healthy And What's Not?

Ear wax is a natural substance which helps to keep the ear clean and healthy. It traps dirt, dust and other particles that could damage the eardrum were they to travel inside the ear. Here’s how to cope with excess ear wax.

Should Ear Wax In Toddlers Be Removed?

Parents tend to remove earwax in their toddlers, in their attempt to keep them clean. A buildup of ear wax in baby's ears can certainly be unpleasant, and it can be difficult to determine when to act on this condition.

What To Do When Your Child Has Ear Wax Buildup

A build-up of wax can block the ear canal and cause discomfort like an earache. This ear wax build-up can also sometimes cause dizziness, mild deafness or ringing in the ear. In most cases, ear wax build-up is harmless and easily managed.

How To Deal With Ear Wax

Excess wax can accumulate sometimes can make toddler hearing little difficult. At the same time, using cotton swabs isn’t a safe way to remove the wax. Here are some tips on how to safely clean your little one’s ears.

Natural Remedies For Ear Wax Removal In Children

Too much wax can affect your child’s hearing. It can cause itching. In rare cases, it can be painful. Ear wax should not be removed unless it is causing a problem. Here is a list of natural remedies to remove ear wax from children’s ears.

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