guidelines for how to treat impacted earwax

Many seniors insist on coming in to get their ears cleaned... and many clinicians find the reimbursement good. Now there actually are guidelines for how to treat impacted earwax.

Try wax-softening agents, irrigation, or manual removal. There's no proof that one method is better than another.

In fact, sterile water, saline, or olive oil works as well as store-bought products (Debrox, Murine, etc).

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