Most cases of ear wax blockage respond to home treatments used to soften wax. Patients can try placing a few drops of mineral oil, baby oil, glycerin, or commercial drops in the ear. Detergent drops such as hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide (available in most pharmacies) may also aid in the removal of wax.
Your ears usually make just enough wax to protect the ear canal from water and infection. Sometimes they produce more wax than usual. Although it isn't .
We'll also explain the symptoms of an ear infection, which would require a visit to the doctor's. Many pharmacies sell over-the-counter eardrops that soften wax.