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Do You Have Ear Wax Buildup? Read These Do’s and Don’ts

Tags: ear, ear infections, ears ringing, hearing, hearing aid, hearing exam, Hearing loss, hygiene

You’ve all heard it before: Never put anything in your ears. Yet people still do it sometimes in an effort to clean them. Find ear wax do's and don'ts -- and why some ear wax is actually good for your ears.


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5 Signs Your Child May Have an Ear Infection

Tags: ear infection, ears ringing, growing pains of parenting, hearing, hearing exam

How can you tell if your child has an ear infection? Experts say you should watch for five symptoms, including tugging/pulling at the ears. Read to find out more about the symptoms and how to address them.


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Headphone and Ear Bud Use Safety Guide

Tags: ears ringing, growing pains of parenting, health hub number, healthhub number, hearing exam, Hearing loss, noise

Ear buds and earphones are everywhere -- and may even seem physically attached to some teens. While these little sonic feeding tubes can fill us with music, they can also cause hearing damage. Here’s how to minimize the risk.


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Chat With a Doctor: Fibromuscular Dysplasia (FMD)

Tags: carotid artery, chat with a doctor, ears ringing, fibromuscular dysplasia, FMD, Headaches, lightheaded, webchat

Fibromuscular dysplasia is an uncommon disorder that can affect various arteries. A Cleveland Clinic physician talks about fibromuscular dysplasia during a live webchat Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at noon (ET).