Here's why you should never use Q-Tips to clean your ears

Many people use Q-Tips brand cotton swabs as a tool to remove excess ear wax from inside the ear canal, but the Q-Tips box clearly says that the swabs should not be used for this purpose. 

This warning has been ignored for decades and people continue to stick Q-Tips in their ears to remove ear wax. Unbeknownst to them, they could actually be exacerbating the problem.  

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