• By Joel Streed

Stop cleaning your ears: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

May 10, 2019

Don't put anything smaller than your elbow in your ears. The advice you may have first heard from your mom has gotten a fresh thumbs-up from America's ear, nose and throat doctors.

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Karthik Balakrishnan, a Mayo Clinic otorhinolaryngologist, explains why you are likely doing more harm than good when you ignore this recommendation from the American Academy of Otolaryngology.

To listen, click the link below.

Stop cleaning your ears