Why you shouldn’t use cotton swabs to clean your ears

[KMSP Fox 9, Jan. 17, 2017] Doctors are reminding us to put down the Q-tips and leave our earwax alone. In fact, there are new guidelines on how to deal with the annoying build up.

Dr. Rex Haberman, an Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist with Allina Health Clinics talked with KMSP Fox 9 News about the do’s and don’ts of cleaning your ears, as well as how to know if you’ve actually caused damage to your ears by cleaning the wrong way.

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