Why do old people have cerumen embolism?Should I go to the hospital often to clean the ear canal?

At the same time, the researchers also found that people with wet earwax sweat more and have a stronger body odor.

       If the cerumen embolism does not affect your hearing and there is no other discomfort, you can leave it alone for the time being.But if the hearing loss is caused, you need to go to the hospital for treatment, and you cannot clean it at home by yourself.Because of the large embolism of the cerumen, it may have been connected to the tympanic membrane of the middle ear. If you force it at home, you may damage the tympanic membrane.In addition, if the cerumen is not treated, if water enters the ear canal, the cerumen will be soaked by blisters and cause pain in the ear canal.So it is recommended to deal with it.

The first is to keep the external auditory canal clean and dry. If there is inflammation of the external auditory canal, see a doctor in time, and check whether there is cerumen before swimming. The most important and common thing is not to pick your ears at will.If unfortunately you have had a cerumen embolism before, please go to the hospital for follow-up visits regularly.


The cerumen is embolized, what should I do?

The most important thing is: first, do not dig out your ears by yourself to prevent the cerumen from sinking deeper and deeper; second, do not let the ears get water (such as don’t go swimming) to prevent the cerumen from swelling.

Generally, after checking the condition of the cerumen in the ear, the ear doctor will prescribe corresponding ear drops to soften the cerumen and then rinse the ear canal if it is full and there are no other symptoms. This is what we commonly call “washing”. ear”.Of course, if there are not so many cerumen, the ear doctor will directly take it out with tweezers.

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