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What is the best method for cleaning children's ears?

  1. breathe2travel profile image80
    breathe2travelposted 5 years ago

    What is the best method for cleaning children's ears?

  2. peachpurple profile image81
    peachpurpleposted 5 years ago

    Dig them with ear digger - a piece of stainless steel stick with a small curve that looks like a ladle. However, some kids don't like the feeling. You can use cotton bud, but I heard that you will only push in the ear shit instead.

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    oceansiderposted 5 years ago

    Always use a washcloth.....this way a child's ears can never be hurt.
    I know, because I have four grown children, and have always used a wash cloth.

  4. coffeegginmyrice profile image84
    coffeegginmyriceposted 5 years ago

    Clean with good quality ear buds wiped with mineral oil or baby oil. Limit only around the visibility of wax close to the outer part of the ear, avoiding inner cleaning. Ear wax will come out by itself naturally. There is no rush to force a swab into the ear canal.

    Just like cleaning the ears of my pet dog, I use my Neutrogena Oil to lightly soak the cotton swab cleaning around the outer area where wax is visible, avoiding the inner ear or ear canal, then, wipe off gently with a baby cloth.