Doctors are now us what grandparents have for decades - don't anything smaller than your elbow into your ears. An organization of ear specialists in the USA, the American Academy of Otolaryngology, has cleaning your ears with cotton buds (aka Q-tips) can long-lasting damage to your eardrums and hearing. Dr Jennifer Caudle Yahoo Beauty that cotton buds harmless objects but can cause significant damage. She said: "I know people want to things in their ears and they think it’s the right thing to do, but [cotton buds] can holes in the eardrum, irritation in the canal, and can you to getting infections."
The Academy has also that people change their image of earwax and of it as an essential substance to our ears healthy. Dr Seth Schwartz said: "There is an inclination for people to want to their ears because they believe earwax is an indication of uncleanliness. This misinformation to unsafe ear health habits." Doctors say our body produces earwax for a good reason. It an essential job of cleaning out the ears, stopping them from drying out, and helping them to naturally. It also the inner ears against bacteria, bugs, dirt and dust. Using cotton buds can earwax further inside the ear and cause blockages, which can all the good work of earwax.