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Self care – ear wax

Blocked ears (wax) self-care guidelines for patients

Ear wax
Ear wax is a normal build-up of dead cells, hair, foreign material such as dust and natural wax which form a protective coating on the skin in the ear canal. The quantity of ear wax produced varies greatly from person to person.  Please select the below link for advice on removing problematic ear wax.

Self-care guide for patients with blocked ears due to ear wax


If you think your problem is to do with your hearing aids the Audiology Department at the Freeman Hospital offer a walk in service Monday to Friday between the times of 9am and 4pm.