The Good, the Bad and the Eww of Earwax Removal

A recent Wall Street Journal article discusses ear wax removal and cautions against overdoing it.  Ear wax (or cerumen) is good for your ears, providing protection against infection and disease.  Removal should only be required when the wax is excessive and causing problems with hearing or discomfort.  Care with removal is needed to prevent injury, damage hearing, or cause burns.

Read the entire article here.