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How often should I clean my 3 yr old's ears?

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jshimmy

Asked by jshimmy at 8:48 PM on Sep. 30, 2010 in Health

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  • i take my kids to an ENT to get there ears clean...about every other month or so and at home just clean the outside and a little in the inner ear as needed...
    iNk-FrEaK

    Answer by iNk-FrEaK at 8:50 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • I clean only what I can see as needed.
    QandA

    Answer by QandA at 8:55 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • Doctors say you should never put anything in your ear that is smaller than your elbow. You do not have to clean your kids' ears or your own. Ears are self-cleaning. Really.Just ask any Doctor.
    gertie41

    Answer by gertie41 at 9:07 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • I clean out ears about once a month. I do my own everyday. I know I am medically not supposed to, but I do anyway.
    dancinintherain

    Answer by dancinintherain at 9:10 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • What....do you have actual dirt in your ears? LOL.I can't believe this.......
    Good luck with this.You will need it.
    gertie41

    Answer by gertie41 at 10:31 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

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