The Gross πŸ˜– Truth of What Your Earwax πŸ‘‚πŸΌ Says about Your Health πŸ€’ ...

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Fair warning: It's about to get real in here.

Believe it or not, there are a lot of things you can learn about your health simply by taking a look at what's in your ears πŸ‘‚πŸΌ.

Looking at your earwax may make you squeamish but it has serious benefits.

For starters, it keeps our ears clean, moisturized and protects them from dust and bacteria.

The list goes on.

When I was younger, I used to clean my ears by inserting a cotton swab and trying to get rid of whatever was there.2

But that's actually a surefire to get a major infection, not stop it.

Whether it's dry, watery, flaky or green, here's how you can tell what's *really* going on with your body.

1. If It Has a Really Bad Odor

As gross as it may be, your earwax should be odorless.

If you notice a strong smell 🐽 coming from your ears, there is a chance that you may have an ear πŸ‘‚ infection.

To be safe, it's important to get your ears checked out the next time you visit your doctor.

If It's Super Flaky and Breaks off
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