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Ear syringing is a common procedure that’s estimated to be performed at least twice per week by most general practitioners. However, despite being considered effective and safe, ear syringing causes major complications in 1 out of 1,000 patients and is associated with a variety of risks.

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Ear syringing, also known as ear irrigation, is a procedure commonly used to manage cerumen impaction (ear wax build-up). It involves inserting saline or sterile water into the ear canal in an attempt to flush the ear wax out. How can ear syringing best be performed and are there any safer alternatives?

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