Top tips for a healthy ear

Do not insert the chop into the ear canal. Then, using the cotton end, clean the outside of the ear and behind the ear. Pay close attention to the ear care ritual. Remember that little ones need special products, adapted to their anatomical features: a smaller ear canal, which makes access to the eardrum easier and more dangerous, softer and less aerated, which increases the risk of inflammation. Quies offers you a complete selection of products for the care, cleaning and protection of the ear canal.

Bath Ear Care was set up and is run by Emma Brown, a registered general nurse with over 25 years experience in community and practice nursing. It’s this expertise (and Emma’s numerous qualifications) that mean you’re in safe hands, and can be easily referred if required. Microsuction is a safe wax-removal technique using specialised a high magnification binocular operating microscope allowing depth-perception and magnification to look directly into the ear canal. The clinician then uses a very fine sterile suction device at safe low pressure to remove the wax buildup. See extra info on Ear syringing in Bath UK.

Why your ears eat: This is usually a sign of eczema or psoriasis. Your doctor should prescribe an ointment that will make you feel better. How to treat an ear infection: There are two types of infections and both need the attention of a doctor. Infections of the outer ear most often occur after exposure to dirty water. It swells and hurts, being blocked by pus. It is treated by suction of pus and antibiotic.

It is a misconception that the ears should be washed daily. The cerumen has a protective role for the auditory canal and must be allowed to perform its function. You can wash the outer surface of the ear canal with warm water once, twice a week, and then wipe thoroughly. You can use the corner of a handkerchief or a clean towel, soaked in warm water, to rotate around the ear flag. Source: