Ear candling

What is Ear candling?

Ear candling, also called ear coning or thermal-auricular therapy, is an alternative medicine practice claimed to improve general health and well-being by lighting one end of a hollow candle and placing the other end in the ear canal.

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Ash color sticky discharge from my kids left ear.When I try to clean it with an ear bud, its yellow in color but no smell

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Thanks for posting your query. I am happy to address your questions. Dark or ash colored discharge generally happens from pollutants in the...

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Hello, I've had allergic rhinitis for a while and my left ear previously had oitis media for 6 months and I had some morphological changes in my...

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Once your allergy is controlled your ear symptoms will come down and resolve , please meet an ent doctor for examination and medications for...

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I am 31 years old male. No medical history )other than usual colds/flu etc each winter). 100kg weight. 5ft 10 height.

I have had a...

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Thank you for your query.

1. Have you recently undergone a PTA (Pure Tone Audiogram) and an Impedance Audiogram (I/A) [since...

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