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02 December 2021

Volume 32 | Issue 12

ISSN (Print): 0964-9271

ISSN (Online): 2052-2940

To irrigate or not?

We know if left untreated, symptoms of ear wax build up can lead to a greater risk of ear infections, social isolation, depression and sometimes an increased risk of falls. This is more evident during COVID, causing added isolation for older people, especially those who have reduced hearing due to wax, and who rely on their phone to contact family, friends and loved ones, and television and radio for companionship. I am sure we can all empathise and have our own stories to share.

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