Ear lavage at home
To soften the sulphur tube, use paraffin oil, preheated in a water bath to 37 o C. This tool instill 4-5 drops 2 times a day for 5 days. At the beginning of the application of oil, you can experience hearing loss, but do not worry, this is due to the swelling of the tube. If after the procedure the tube will not come out on their own, consult your doctor.
Equally popular home remedy to combat congestion is to compress the inner ear. To cook, chop 1 clove of garlic, mix with 3 drops of camphor oil and heat in a water bath. Saturate this tool flagellum of sterile bandage and place it into the ear canal so that it did not cause you discomfort. Leave the compress for 15-20 minutes. Then rinse the ear with warm water.
During flushing, it is necessary to bend down the ear washed. It is important that the plug is unable to go along with the water.
Another common method for washing the ears is the application of onion juice. Bury in the ear 3-4 drops of juice per day. But before the procedure, be sure to verify the absence of any injuries and wounds. If you need to wash the ear of the child, it will be enough 1-2 drops.
In any case, do not attempt to clean the ear at home-water pressure, as you risk to damage the eardrum, which will lead to even more serious problems.
Prevention of formation of cerumen in the ears
To avoid the appearance of cerumen, be sure to regularly perform the procedure on the hygiene of the ear canal. Not less than 1 time a week clean the ear passages. For this purpose, do not use cotton swabs, matches and other sharp objects, and only cotton wicks. And do so very carefully.
After visiting the pool, swimming in the river, lake or sea, be sure to remove water from the ear passages, thoroughly drying the ear, for example, with a hair dryer. In addition, every 3 months instill in each ear, 2-3 drops of 3% hydrogen peroxide solution.
This procedure is an excellent prevention of the formation of cerumen.
If at home ear wash and get rid of the tube you failed, be sure to consult a doctor who will be able to carry out this procedure quickly and painlessly.