Are Q-tips Bad For Your Ears?


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Brandi lol Profile
Brandi lol answered
I use Q-tips because i can't stand the feeling of water being in my ears but I've heard that they're very bad for you because they push everything farther in. When i was little and had ear infections my parents would pour peroxide in my ear and then cover it with a cotton ball.
My uncle who was a dr. Of medicine once told me, "Never stick anything in your ear except your elbow!"  He also taught  me a cool lil trick: Warm up a lil bit of virgin olive oil & put a few droplets in one ear lie on the opposite ear for an hour then do the other ear if you have an earache or any it earatation...lmao...‚ô•nassy
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Anonymous answered
No q-tips help clean your ears and will hurt a little cause of the cotton and then the ear wacks getting on your sores..! But soon your ear will be doing much better as you use q-tips
Tina Profile
Tina answered
My dads ear nose and throat specialist told him NEVER stick something in your ear. Instead a few drops of peroxide (lay down and do one side at a time) this will bubble and clean out the ear... Also if it is water in the ear a few drops of rubbing alcohol will dry that out.
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Anonymous answered
My ear nose and throat doctor said never put anything in my ears, and he also said that peroxide in the ear causes scar tissue and when used over a period of time can cause hearing loss, so see a doctor.

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