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5 reasons why your ears are itchy

Post by : Sue Njihia

Your earbuds can cause skin irritation that makes your ears itchy.While in most cases itchy ears aren’t a cause for concern ,the scratchy sensation can still be annoying and uncomfortable.

Common reasons why your ears are so itchy and how to get relief.

Over cleaning your ears

Keping your ears too clean can kindle the itchiness.The skin of the ear makes  earwax which is important in helping protect the ear from ,trauma , water damage and even bacteria.Over leaning can remove this protective layer ,making it easier for meddling microbes to make their way inside.

Wax buildup

While wax can protect your ears , too much of it can cause itching.wax bukdup may result to clogging ,pain or odor coming from your ear.Hydrogen Peroxide can breakdown and loosen excessive wax which can be more easily flashed out of the body.

Ear infection

Itchiness could be a symptom of an external ear infection , also known as Otitis externa or swimmer’s ear.This happens to people who spend a lot of time in the water ,inserting fingers and cotton swabs or other objects in your ear.

Seasonal allergies

Seasonal allergies like pollen or hay can send ears into an itchinh fenzy.Its best working with your doctor in order to learn how to manage your seasonal allergies.

Hearing Aids

Hearing aids may contribute to wax or moisture build up.Hearing aid are a ‘foreighn object’ and their presence inside your ear can produce a strange senstaion or tickling.


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