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earwax

[′ir‚waks]
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Koenig of the University of California, Berkeley says that for wild animals, "my guess is that oxpeckers may indeed forage on ear wax, blood, and the like a lot more than previously thought, but still a lot less than they do on parasites.
For example, every doctor always removes ear wax with hearing problems and when the external ear is infected.
Movements of the lower jaw also helps in pushing the ear wax outwards.
Cytec s Docusate products are often used as excipients in pharmaceutical production processes as well as active ingredients (API) in the production of stool softeners, ear wax removers and vitamin preparations.
As the mites multiply, the infestation expands to the outer ear flap and the inflammation causes ear wax and white blood cells to ooze onto the skin surface trapping the mites, its faeces and skin cells before drying out.
Vomit, diarrhoea, blood, pus, ear wax, anal gland secretion and severe tissue trauma are all up there.
This skin is usually protected by a layer of ear wax but if water gets into the ear there is a risk that this protective layer can be washed away leading to the bacteria settling in this area.
Presence of some amount of ear wax is good to protect it from damage but otherwise it should be removed by an ear expert as its presence can damage the eardrum.
Jamie A build-up of ear wax certainly could be a sign of a bacterial infection or an infestation with ear mites.
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Scientists have taken the help of a 4,000-year-old hairball found frozen in Greenland to create the first ancient-human genome, and subsequently draw a picture of a dark-eyed man with dry ear wax who was prone to balding.
Much of this money could be saved if people took steps to prevent ear wax build up, claims Audiclean brand manager, Alison Free.