There is no evidence that they remove impacted cerumen
, and candling can cause serious damage to the ear canal and eardrum.
Out of 18 ears treated, by 7th day, 9 ears were completely cured both clinically and parasitologically with complete relief from aural discharge, inspissated pus, ulcerations, excess cerumen
, otalgia and head shaking.
O problema da retirada do cerumen
remete aos sujeitos refletirem a respeito da carencia de medicos otorrinolaringologistas nos municipios e, por sua vez, a fila de espera para consulta com esse profissional, como se pode observar nas falas abaixo:
However many studies [5, 10, 12] did not find any significant difference in the sex incidence of cerumen
bottle of Debrox[R] cerumenolytic drops to enhance the efficiency of removing cerumen
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Two common causes of conductive loss include impacted cerumen
(wax) and otitis media with effusion (fluid), referred to as OME.
Specific clinical signs observed were dropping of ears, pruritus, pain, foul otic odour, head tilt, erythema and swelling of ear skin and canal with increased amount of cerumen
. Otoscopic examination revealed erythema of ear canal, purulent aural discharge with foul odour, congestion of vertical ear canal and thickening of ear pinna.
Otologic symptoms were the leading complaint: 30.6% of these 101 cases were due to hearing loss, 24.7% were due to inflammatory or infectious ear diseases, and the others were related to cerumen
impaction (20.8%) or tinnitus (18.8%).
Technique: Many techniques to remove ear foreign body are available, and the choice depends on the clinical situation and the type of foreign body suspected, options includes water irrigation (syringing), forceps removal, cerumen
loops, right angle ball hooks and suction catheters.