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Ears are one of the least needy body parts. However, if they are not adequately cared for, they can have excess wax buildup, which can lead to other ear problems if not correctly dealt with. Ears are also sensitive to sound and can become damaged if you do not properly protect them. Proper ear care will keep you hearing for a very long time.

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FAQs About Ear Care

Wax forms on the outer part of the ear and naturally falls out of the ear with the help of jaw movement. Cleaning your ears daily is not necessary because they are self-cleaning. However, when you do clean your ears, you should: 
  • Take a gentle approach to clean the ear. Keep whatever you use to clean your ears to the size of a washcloth on your finger.
  • Do not ever stick anything inside the ear canal as it may injure the area or your eardrum. 
  • Never place a cotton swab anywhere inside the ear canal or even anywhere near it. 
A few tips are:
  • Remember, ear wax is supposed to be in your ear. It is your body's natural way to clean your ears. If there is buildup affecting your hearing, please reach out to your health care provider. Do not take it upon yourself to remove the excess wax. 
  • If you feel any pain or itching in your ears, call your doctor. They will take a look to see what may be bothering you and give you advice on treatment. 

Eardrums are incredibly sensitive. Loud noises hitting the drums can cause damage over time. It is imperative to protect your hearing, especially as you age. Some tips are:
  • Wear ear protection when you are around high levels of noise, whether you are at your work or at home. 
  • If you feel like the sound coming from your radio or television may be too loud, it most likely is and needs to be turned down. 
  • If you wear earbuds or headphones on a regular basis, take them off to give your ears a chance to rest and breathe. 
  • Make sure you put earplugs in your ears when you are at concerts or loud sporting events. 
  • Do not blare your music in your vehicle. You are in an enclosed space, and high levels of sounds for an extended time period can harm your ears.

There are a few methods to unblocking your ears. Pressure can build up between your eustachian tubes, causing the ears to feel plugged. To unplug your ears, you can try: 
  • Swallowing.
  • Yawning.
  • Chewing gum.
  • Nasal decongestants.
  • Nasal steroids.
  • Topical steroids.
  • Ventilation tubes.
If your ears still feel plugged after two weeks or start becoming more severe, you need to call your doctor. 

While it is generally not recommended to use swabs on ears since it can cause more damage, larger swabs are a better option. Larger swabs cannot enter the ear canal on accident, causing severe damage. The smaller the swab, the easier it is for the swab to enter into the ear canal, leaving room for damage. 

At Instacart, we strive to get your order to you within the same day. If you decide you need to reschedule your same-day order, you can do so all the way up until your shopper begins to get your items. If you have forgotten an item, you can add that too. 

Your same-day ear care order will be delivered within your selected time frame as accurately as possible. If a product you selected is out of stock, your shopper will reach out to you with options to refund or replace it with a comparable item. If this happens, your shopper will send you a message either via text or through your Instacart app!
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