LMC guide to Earwax
- Apply approximately 10 drops of OLIVE OIL to each ear for 7 days while lying on your side
- Wait 10 minutes
- Then plug the ear with cotton wool dipped in Vaseline to prevent the oil coming out of ears
- After 7 days change to SODIUM BICARBONATE EAR DROPS which can be purchased over the counter this will encourage the wax to come out.
If unsuccessful then book an appointment with the Practice Nurse.
If you already have an appointment with a Practice Nurse make sure you use warm OLIVE OIL in the ears 4/5 nights prior to the appointment.
It is not recommended to syringe ears without good preparation.