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What is Eustachian tube dysfunction?

The Eustachian tubes are small, narrow passageways which connect the throat to the middle ear. Whenever you swallow, yawn or sneeze, these tubes open. This prevents fluid and air pressure from building up within the ear. However, sometimes a Eustachian tube can become plugged. This is known as Eustachian tube dysfunction. When this occurs, things […]

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What is Glue Ear?

What is glue ear? The ear is a complex and sensitive organ, helping us with both hearing and balance. From earwax build-up to a perforated eardrum, damage to the ear can cause anything from mild inconvenience to serious medical problems. A condition which is very common, especially in young children, is glue ear. Eight in […]

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Earwax Removal Treatment

Ear Wax: Build-Up and Removal

Cerumen – more commonly known as earwax – is the yellow/brownish substance that forms inside the ear canal and can collect on the outside of the ear. Did you know that your genetics largely determine whether your earwax is the wet type or the dry type? What causes ear wax? Earwax may feel like a […]

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