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Ear health

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: (Published 06 July 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:50
  1. Claire McKenna, BMJ Clegg scholar (

    It's one of life's great mysteries—what exactly are cotton buds for if, as the disclaimer says, they're not for cleaning ears? This week's 10-minute consultation (p 27) looks at ear wax removal, but an internet search on the subject will give you hours of fun. A plethora of weird and wacky instruments, with names such as “Master Blaster” and “The …

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