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Old 01-28-2013, 01:48 PM   #41
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Make sure the HP is not cold!!!!!!

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Old 01-28-2013, 02:12 PM   #42
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Who needs waterboarding, huh? Ve have vays to make you talk.

OP, an easy way to warm the HP is to just put the bottle under your arm or between your legs while you watch TV or whatever. It will bring it close to body temp with no risk of it being too hot when you put it in your ear.
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Old 01-28-2013, 06:20 PM   #43
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Saw this on TV: http://www.doctoroz.com/videos/ear-wax-facts
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Heard a story at work recently (incident happened before I started here), where a guy out in the warehouse used an airgun to clean out his hears. He instantly blew out his left eardrum, and was taken to the hospital.

Several weeks later, his other ear became clogged, so he tried again, but with less air pressure. He's incredibly deaf now, in both ears.

Kids, don't use air guns to clean your ears.

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ear candles: haven't used them nor do I know if they work.

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I tried the hydrogen peroxide and worked like a champ.
Just had my girl drop a few drops into my ear and heard some fizzing and bubbling, tickled a little but no pain or discomfort. Layed on my side for like 10-15 min then took a shower with the shower head pointing directly into my ear, washed it out and everything seems to be pretty good now.
Not sure if any big chunks came out since I was taking a shower and looking the other way.
Highly recommend this method and saved a trip to the Doctors who probably would have done the same thing. Thanks for all the tips fanatics.
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Ear candles work but are dangerous and aren't recommended by most physicians. Hydrogen peroxide works but only problem is if it's a bad blockage it won't help much since it essentially takes all the moisture right out of the ear wax. If you have a bad blockage, best thing for you to do is to use ear drops overnight or even simple mineral oil and have it flushed by your doctor with water. I've battled this for many years and an annual flush is the best way to deal with it.
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Ear candles work but are dangerous and aren't recommended by most physicians. Hydrogen peroxide works but only problem is if it's a bad blockage it won't help much since it essentially takes all the moisture right out of the ear wax. If you have a bad blockage, best thing for you to do is to use ear drops overnight or even simple mineral oil and have it flushed by your doctor with water. I've battled this for many years and an annual flush is the best way to deal with it.
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Doctors are particularly scornful of ear candling. "I think it's the work of the devil," says Dr. Stackpole. The process uses a long, hollow cone-shaped candle. The patient lies down on one side, the bottom of the candle is placed in the ear and the other end is set ablaze, theoretically creating a vacuum inside that draws out the wax.

Many physicians—and the Food and Drug Administration—warn that it can drop hot wax into delicate ear tissues, cause burns or even set hair on fire. Doctors also say it doesn't work—that brown, gooey stuff inside the cone is candle wax, not earwax.


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I tried the hydrogen peroxide and worked like a champ.
Just had my girl drop a few drops into my ear and heard some fizzing and bubbling, tickled a little but no pain or discomfort. Layed on my side for like 10-15 min then took a shower with the shower head pointing directly into my ear, washed it out and everything seems to be pretty good now.
Not sure if any big chunks came out since I was taking a shower and looking the other way.
Highly recommend this method and saved a trip to the Doctors who probably would have done the same thing. Thanks for all the tips fanatics.
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