In this video, Dr. O’Donovan guides you through the step-by-step process of effectively using an ear wax removal syringe for gentle and safe ear cleaning at home.

What is ear wax and why might you want to clean ear wax?

Ear wax is normal, however sometimes it can become impacted or blocked resulting in ear pain, dizziness, or hearing loss. If this is the case, you might want to consider removing the ear wax at home.

CONTENTS (timestamps):

00:00 – Introduction
00:43 – Demonstration – How to use the Ear Wax Removal Syringe kit
03:22 – Who should not do this
03:56 – Possible side effects or complications


Find the Medi Grade Ear Wax Removal Syringe on Amazon globally:

– Ear Wax Removal Syringe:
– Olive Oil Ear Drops:

This is NOT suitable if:

• You have sensitive ears
• You are currently using any medication in your ears
• You have, or suspect you have, a hole in your ear drum, pain in the ear or tympanostomy tubes, any infection, bleeding or discharge coming from the ear
• You’ve recently had ear surgery
• You have a cleft palate – even if it has been repaired
• If any part of the equipment is broken or dirty.


1. Ear infection
2. Perforated ear drum
3. Hearing loss
4. Dizziness

Remember, the information provided in this video is for educational purposes only and should not substitute professional medical advice. Prior to attempting any earwax removal technique, please consult a healthcare professional.

For further information on ear wax build up, blocked ear wax, prevention and clearance please see the following resources:

Patient information UK:

NHS UK information:

Declaration of interest: This video was sponsored by Medi Grade ( Doctor O’Donovan had full control over the content of the video.
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