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i q-tip far too frequently and cannot seem to stop. i had an ear infection not too long ago from this, and apparently have not learned my lesson, as much as i try. i'm worried i am going to get another one in the near future, and i am uninsured:-/
foldedunfolding foldedunfolding 31-35, F 4 Answers Jul 7, 2012

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lmao..i bet that just led to a different kind of infection!!!

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any should do cause i know my boyfriend talked about it once and apparently it takes all the wax out, just look up if you need to heat it up your something but any olive oil will work there all the same =)

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ah ok thanks! any olive oil will do?

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inner or outter? because an inner infection needs antibiotic an outter one usually clears up with a few days of have white vinegar and half peroxide...a couple times a day...see if that helps.

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awesome thank you! im not sure what the difference is between an inner and outer? it's just the one that HURTS LIKE HELL AND MAKES ME CRY. does that help? lol

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they all hurt. Outer will hurt by your ear inner more when you swallow. And if you have a temp, usually inner and you need a Dr.

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Not that I know of. My mother used to put sweet oil in my ears when I would get an infection. It oils the ear drum so that the stretching (which is what causes the pain) doesn't hurt as bad.

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oh awesome, thank you for sharing. what is sweet oil and where can i get it please?

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It's basically olive oil. You can find it anywhere, but if you buy it at a pharmacy, it comes in a bottle with a dropper for ear use.

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ok so it's just called "sweet oil"? interesting..never heard of it. thanks!

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It's called "Sweet Oil" when you get it at a pharmacy.

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