Just found out that East Asians mostly only have dry earwax

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  1. worldgonemad

    worldgonemad

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    And the rest got wet ear wax :x

    I ain't ever letting anyone borrow my headphones again
     
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  2. Nawzlew

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  3. slighted

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    Recommendation: Don't use Q-Tips.
     
  4. redd spyder

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    i always wondered about this, what are u suppose to do if you have excessive wax buildup if q-tips are literally doing more harm than good
     
  5. friscostylez

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    What should I use instead b
     
  6. htg designs

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  7. mangudai954

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    If I remember correctly its a different color too.
     
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  8. samb

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    Debrox will have chunks you never thought you had coming outta your ear.
     
  9. ddouble

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    IIRC, your ears are self cleaning.

    Q-tips stimulates the production of more ear wax because it thinks something is in your ear and produces more ear wax to stop it from reaching your inner ear.
     
  10. sckid20

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    Op stuck his tounge in a Japanese girls ear
     
  11. shogun

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    I dunno if that's good or bad. Like someone posted, the wax is to protect the inside of your ear but we think of the wax as nasty b
     
  12. luckyluchiano

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    Wut
     
  13. slighted

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    Q-Tips push all the ear wax back in. Use ear picks instead:
     
  14. gunnascott

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    Use a Bobby pin
     
  15. jkitty

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    Had my ears irrigated a few years ago bc the doc told me there was some buildup (probably from using tips).
    Threw my equilibrium off and almost passed out. I was appalled at what came out of my ears, literally like small rocks, but I felt like a new person after.
     
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  16. friscostylez

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    how much did it cost? where does one find an ear doctor to do this? i have horrible hearing, and i wonder whether this could help it
     
  17. jkitty

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    It was done by my regular doc while I was being seen for a cold or something. They can do it on the spot, it isn't invasive or anything.