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Ear Wax in month old baby, Should I be concerned ?

My month old baby got up from his nap and has crusty earwax on the outside of his ear and it looks to be a moist whitish (?) buildup inside. Should i be concerned?
Asked On : Fri, 15 Apr 2011
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Earwax is a normal secretion of external auditory canal, in fact a product of sebaceous glands. Its has a protective function. In your baby's case, you must consult an ENT specialist to remove the wax, properly. Also, there may be a fungal infection in ear. So consult ENT specialist ASAP. Good Luck.
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