The sulfur cap is a collection of sulfur in the ears, which is not removed naturally. If it is contained in large volumes, there is a possibility of a complete overlap of the ear canal. Hearing x3 The consequences of this are a reduction in the quality of human life, in addition, it often becomes the cause of weakness and ailments. Fortunately, all of this can be corrected if the proper measures are taken.

What is wax?

Wax is a natural substance that occurs in the ears of all mammals, and man is no exception. It is widely believed to indicate lack of cleanliness, but this is a misconception, as it is sulfur that makes it possible to keep the ear passages clean.


How do you manage to do this? Filters falling particles from debris, dust, and chemicals, such as shampoo. This method protects the ears from infectious diseases. The ear canal is known to be “finite,” that is, dead cells cannot be removed from it by erosion. Sulfur can solve this problem, since it is produced by the sebaceous glands and contains cholesterol.

How to get rid of sulfuric cork at home.

The formation of sulfuric cork should be avoided, but if it already exists, then the issue of its removal must be competently addressed. The most effective option: an appeal to an ENT doctor. Exceptions are situations where you are sure that the cause of symptoms is in a sulfuric plug, and then you can try to get rid of it.


It is important that when removing the cork, it must comply with the established algorithm, otherwise the treatment will not show results. Process:

1. The first step is to soften the sulfur cube. For these purposes, it is required to prepare a pipette, a cotton swab and a means to soften (you can use glycerin or vegetable oil, hydrogen peroxide is used less often). Five drops of the medication need to be heated in the hands and then dripped into the ear above (head must be tilted). Digging the tool requires the fingers of the other hand to delay the edges of the atrium. After completing the procedure in the passage it is necessary to put a tampon.


2. In the next step, the sulfur cap must be washed, which will require a syringe and 3% hydrogen peroxide. This procedure is done the next morning. Rinsing requires lying on your side so that the ear is on top. The auditory meatus should be filled with the agent until it is poured. At this time the washing is completed, but in this position it must remain another fifteen minutes.

3. The final stage involves the final disposal of the sulfur accumulation. This requires a jet of warm water under pressure, for which a shower hose can be used (first remove the nozzle that sprays water). Start the required rinse from a short distance, constantly approaching the ear.




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