What happens if the wax in my ears becomes impacted?

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Patrick N. Brown, MD
Ear, Nose & Throat (Otolaryngology)
There is more than one method for removing impacted ear wax. In this video, Patrick Brown, MD, from Methodist Ambulatory Surgery Hospital describes how it can be done.    

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Ear Disorders

Ear Disorders

Your ear is a complex organ composed of the outer, middle and inner ear (as well as fluid). Any disorder involving your ear -- ear infections, tinnitus, Meniere's disease -- can affect either your hearing or your balance. Treatmen...

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