Earwax build-upOverview

overview

Sometimes earwax can build up in your ears and block them. This can be uncomfortable and annoying, but can usually be treated.

treatments_overview

You can try to remove earwax using drops of olive or almond oil. If that does not work, you can get chemical drops from a pharmacy.

symptoms

Symptoms of an earwax build-up include earache, difficulty hearing and itchiness in your ear.

Page last reviewed: 21/12/2017
Next review due: 21/12/2020