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A small scab formed just in side the ear canal, what should I do ?

a chunk of wax fell out of my ear, then a small scab formed just in side the ear canal , just far enough in that i can barely feel it with the tip of my finger . there is mild discomfort. what should I do ?
Asked On : Fri, 7 Jan 2011
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Hi, I am Dr Sonia S V. I am an ENT Surgeon & Head & Neck Specialist. Some amount of wax forms in everybody. Avoid using ear buds. If you are experiencing pain or excess ear discomfort it may be better to have yourself evaluated by an ENT Doctor in your locality otherwise it is ok to have some wax come out.

All the best
Dr Sonia Suprabha Venugopal
Consultant ENT Head & Neck Surgery,Bangalore
Website:http://drsoniasv.webs.com
Answered: Sat, 8 Jan 2011
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