The hallmark symptoms of an ear blockage are:
- a feeling of fullness in the ear
- ear drainage
- partial hearing loss
- tinnitus (ringing in the ear)
If you have ever suffered from wax buildup, you understand how miserable these symptoms can make you feel. No wonder why most people will try any sort of home remedies such as ear candling, ear swabs or over-the-counter ear cleaners to resolve this issue. But how do you clean your ears properly? Can you use a Q-tip to remove the wax? Can ear swabs damage the ear canal? Isn't ear candlingdangerous? All great questions. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about ear cleaning.