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Ear wax

(3 Posts)
Grumpybump88 Tue 21-May-13 09:22:36

My 8 month old son has a clump of ear wax deep in his ear,, when my five year old had the same thing I was advised to put olive oil in his ear is this say to do with my 8 month old??

quoteunquote Tue 21-May-13 10:05:54

It is fine, and it works, if you make a hot (warm)water bottle after putting in the oil, if you then get him to lie with the ear on the wrapped(towel) bottle it will help the wax get moving.

Grumpybump88 Tue 21-May-13 22:18:44

Thanks ill give it a go.. :-)

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