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2144 Main St, Longmont, CO 805012144 Main St
Open until 4:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
4.67(4.7k reviews)
NextCare Urgent Care, Longmont - 2144 Main St, Longmont
The PA Dave was very caring and explained his diagnosis in great detail. The front office staff was very nice and got us checked in quickly.

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1011 39th Ave, Greeley, CO 806341011 39th Ave
Open until 4:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
4.63(2.2k reviews)
NextCare Urgent Care, Greeley - 1011 39th Ave, Greeley
The waiting time was way too long for a sports physical.

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4590 W 121st Ave, Broomfield, CO 800204590 W 121st Ave
Open until 4:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
4.57(3.8k reviews)
NextCare Urgent Care, Broomfield - 4590 W 121st Ave, Broomfield
Friendly people! Short wait time and knowledgeable, PA!

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9720 Grant St, Thornton, CO 802299720 Grant St
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  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Apr 14Closed
4.6(3.8k reviews)
NextCare Urgent Care, Thornton - 9720 Grant St, Thornton
Friendly Staff. Provider Jason is wonderful and addressed my concerns. I would highly recommend this Next Care.

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10435 Reed St, Westminster, CO 8002110435 Reed St
Open until 6:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
4.8(60 reviews)
This clinic has shorter than average waiting periods

Short Wait Time

Carbon Health Urgent Care, Westminster - Shops at Walnut Creek - 10435 Reed St
I went in not feeling well and the doctor went above and beyond to make sure we understood my symptoms and what was going on. I felt very cared for and supported with my urgent health needs.

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7380 W 52nd Ave, Arvada, CO 800027380 W 52nd Ave
Open until 4:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Apr 1410:00 am - 4:00 pm
4.54(4.7k reviews)
NextCare Urgent Care, Arvada - 7380 W 52nd Ave, Arvada
I was very impressed with the level of care and the concern shown me. Even taking care to look at the overall health picture! Much appreciated!

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14262 E Cedar Ave, Aurora, CO 8001214262 E Cedar Ave
Open until 9:00 pm
  • Mon 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Tue 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Wed 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Thu 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Fri 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Sat 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4.9(42 reviews)
This clinic has shorter than average waiting periods

Short Wait Time

Pediatrix Urgent Care, Aurora - 14262 E Cedar Ave
Dr. Ball, Pilar & the girls upfront were all so kind and attentive with my little girls needs. There was virtually no wait time and we got helpd right away. You could tell that they care about their patients and well-being and even reached out the following day to ask how our little girl was doing. The place was clean and welcoming and i would definitley reccomend and go back to this location again!

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8308 Colorado Blvd, Firestone, CO 805048308 Colorado Blvd
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4943 State Hwy 52, Dacono, CO 805144943 State Hwy 52
Open until11:59 pm
  • Mon12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Tue12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Wed12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Thu12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Fri12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Sat12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Sun12:00 am - 11:59 pm
1.0(4 reviews)
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4800 W 25th St, Greeley, CO 806344800 W 25th St
5.0(2 reviews)
This clinic is rated highly in patient reviews and ratings

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Urgent care

2001 70th Ave, Greeley, CO 806342001 70th Ave
Open until 4:30 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wed 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thu 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Fri 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
2.0(4 reviews)
Banner Urgent Care - 2001 70th Ave, Greeley
I honestly don't know how this place gets negative reviews except some folks have no idea how healthcare works; much less in a pandemic. It's possible those who gave it negative reviews came on a day when the staff had lots of entitled Karens to deal with. (Which seems to be the case in my experience.) Yes, the wait time was long for me as well. The alternative is sitting in the ER which is notorious for much longer wait times. Urgent care is a more affordable option co-pays wise as well. Once I was seen, I was in & out in less than 20 minutes; this included having a prescription called in to a local pharmacy. I applaud the staff here as they work long hours and make sure everyone is seen before going home for the night. I love the online check-in option as well.
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2100 35th Ave, Greeley, CO 806342100 35th Ave
Open until 5:00 pm
  • Mon 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
  • Tue 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
  • Wed 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
  • Thu 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
  • Fri 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
  • Sat 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun10:00 am - 5:00 pm
5.0(1 reviews)
This clinic has shorter than average waiting periods

Short Wait Time

The Little Clinic at King Soopers - 2100 35th Ave, Greeley
Employees are friendly, no problems at all, I went to get the V19 shot and I didn't feel it, great job. I got the shot that was FDA approved. Three types of medication was explained clearly I chose fda.once again thank you, you won another customer.
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1900 16th St, Greeley, CO 806311900 16th St
Open until 5:00 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Wed 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Thu 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Fri 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sun10:00 am - 5:00 pm
UCHealth Urgent Care, Greeley - 1900 16th St, Greeley
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1041 Main St, Longmont, CO 805011041 Main St
Open until 5:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
5.0(1 reviews)
This clinic has shorter than average waiting periods

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Walgreens - 1041 Main St, Longmont
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2918 W 10th St, Greeley, CO 806342918 W 10th St
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  • Mon 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • SunClosed
4.2(5 reviews)
This clinic is rated highly in reviews for their clean offices

Sparkling Clean

Family walk in clinic has been our go to for the last 4 years. They are always friendly, the wait isn't ever too long, and they are very thorough.
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Pediatric urgent care

4880 Thompson Pkwy, Johnstown, CO 805344880 Thompson Pkwy
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  • Mon 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
3.0(6 reviews)
I wouldn't bring my kids else where.
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1860 E Egbert St, Brighton, CO 806011860 E Egbert St
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  • Mon 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • SunUnknown
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Urgent care
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1925 Mountain View Ave, Longmont, CO 805011925 Mountain View Ave
Open until 6:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun10:00 am - 6:00 pm
1.0(3 reviews)
UCHealth Urgent Care, Longmont - 1925 Mountain View Ave, Longmont
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1625 Foxtrail Dr, Loveland, CO 805381625 Foxtrail Dr
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  • Mon 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
3.67(3 reviews)
I have been a patient here for 6+ years and recommend them to anyone looking for a doc. I have had my prenatal care, postpartum care, labor and delivery, children’s pediatric care, and annual check ups all done here. I feel like the doctors always have time for me and my questions and never make me feel stupid. I 100% entrust my care and my family’s care to the Loveland AFM staff.
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4105 Plum Creek Dr, Loveland, CO 805384105 Plum Creek Dr
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  • Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
5.0(3 reviews)
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About Professional Ear Wax Removal

Dirt, bacteria, and other small particles that could irritate your ear canal and cause hearing loss are shielded by ear wax. On the other side, too much ear wax can obstruct your ear canal and cause hearing loss. Knowing how to safely and effectively remove ear wax can help you safeguard your hearing and ear health.

Why do we have ear wax?

Ear wax is a natural substance that protects your ears by trapping microscopic debris like dust and bacteria that might otherwise injure them. According to the National Library of Medicine, ear wax also protects the sensitive skin inside your ear canal from water-related irritation (NLM).

As it moves from the inside of your ears to the outside of the ear canal, ear wax gathers dead skin cells, debris, and hair. According to Harvard Medical School, ear wax has antibacterial and antifungal properties, making it an effective natural ear cleanser. It continues by stating that if your ears do not produce or hold enough ear wax, they will be itchy and unpleasant.

Treatment of a common ear condition

Ear wax removal, according to the National Library of Medicine, can help you prevent and avoid hearing loss. According to the National Library of Medicine, most cases of ear wax buildup can be treated at home using treatments that soften the wax so it can be easily removed or washed out. It goes on to state that you may need to seek medical help in some circumstances to avoid injuring your ears or causing an infection.

According to the National Library of Medicine, hearing loss caused by ear wax buildup is usually temporary and disappears after the blockage is removed. Hearing loss that persists after wax removal should be checked and treated by a physician.

The side effects of excessive ear wax

Excessive ear wax can cause ear discomfort and hearing problems, according to the National Library of Medicine. According to the National Library of Medicine, ear wax buildup is associated with ear pain, a perception of blocked ears, and tinnitus (inner ear noises). It's also possible that you have a partial hearing loss that gets worse with time.

The development of ear wax

Ear wax is also known as cerumen. It is a mixture of secretions from sebaceous glands and sweat glands in the outer ear canal's walls, according to Harvard Medical School.

Secretions flow through the inner ear canal and into the outer ear canal when you chew or talk with your jaw, where they dry out and flake. This allows older ear wax deposits to flow out or be removed more easily, according to Harvard Medical School.

Where wax comes from

According to Harvard Medical School, ear wax is a natural ear cleanser produced by glands in the ear canal to protect your ears from harmful dirt and other waste. No one knows why some people have more ear wax problems than others, according to the article.

Older adults with coarse, wiry hairs in their ears have more ear wax buildup problems than others, according to the University of Texas at Austin. Because some hearing aids are designed in such a way that wax cannot easily flow out of the ear canal, hearing aid users have more ear wax than non-users.

Ear wax removal tips

Cotton swabs are frequently used to remove ear wax buildup. Many medical experts advise against using this treatment, according to UC San Diego, because it can push wax deeper into the ear canal. It goes on to state that using wax-softening ear drops, which can be obtained at practically any pharmacy, is the easiest way to clean your ears.

To soften ear wax, the National Library of Medicine suggests using baby oil or mineral oil. With a small piece of cloth or tissue wrapped around your finger, you may simply remove the wax from the outer ear canal once you can see it.

The National Library of Medicine recommends consulting a doctor if you're having problems removing ear wax. A doctor can employ other irrigation procedures, as well as a curette or suction equipment, to remove ear wax.

Tips for hearing-aid wearers

Hearing aid users should have their ear canals inspected for additional wax every three to six months, according to the National Library of Medicine. Ear wax is responsible for 60 percent to 70% of hearing aid degradation, according to Harvard Medical School. If you wear a hearing aid, have your doctor check your ears for ear wax buildup at least once every six months.

Ear Wax Removal FAQs

  • How much does an ear wax removal cost in Platteville?

    Without insurance, an ear wax extraction in Platteville can cost between $40 and $110. If your insurance covers ear wax removal, you will typically only be responsible for a $5 to $75 copay.

  • Is ear wax removal covered by my insurance?

    Ear wax extractions and consultations with ENT specialists are sometimes covered by insurance, especially if your problem is severe. Book a consultation and check your coverage in the Platteville area today.

  • How can I book an ear wax removal in Platteville?

    Regardless of the kind of doctor you are looking for for an eye exam, Solv can help you book an appointment. Simply search for Platteville-area eye doctors, find a provider, and book the most convenient time for you. Be sure to include any pertinent issues you are dealing with and include “eye exam” as your reason for visit.

  • Can I make a same-day appointment for ear wax removal in Platteville?

    Same-day and next-day appointments for eye exams are available through Solv. Search for Platteville-area doctors, find a provider, and book an ear wax removal as early as today.

  • How do I find the top-rated ENT specialists in Platteville?

    Solv gathers reviews, ratings, and other data on Platteville-area ENT specialists to ensure the clinics provided meet our standards. Search for an ENT specialist, see what previous patients think, and book an ear-wax removal with a top-rated doctor today!

  • Who should get an ear wax removed?

    Individuals who are experiencing hearing loss, ear pain, leakage, or unusual coughs should book an appointment for an ear wax extraction.

  • Are video visits available with ENT specialists in Platteville?

    While a thorough ENT examination cannot be performed over video, your doctor can evaluate you or your child for most concerns, such as loss of hearing, ear pain, leakage or other basic concerns using telemedicine. They can discuss a care plan, prescribe ear wax softeners, and recommend an in-person visit if deemed necessary, all while you are safe and comfortable at home in Platteville.

  • Are video visits with ENT specialists covered by my insurance?

    Telemedicine ear wax removal consultation coverage will vary depending on your circumstances. Typically, if your insurance will not cover an in-person visit, it won’t cover similar appointments via telehealth. Since routine ENT consultations are usually covered by medical insurance, it is likely video visits with ENTs will be similarly covered.

  • If ear wax is removed, will my hearing improve?

    According to the National Library of Medicine, clearing the ear wax obstruction usually restores your hearing completely. Hearing loss is commonly caused by ear wax buildup and lasts until your ears are cleaned.

  • What will happen if I don’t clean my ears?

    You may develop an excessive amount of ear wax if you do not clean your ears on a regular basis. Pain or itching in the ear, ringing in the ear, and a feeling that the ear is full or clogged are all symptoms of too much ear wax, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). According to the National Institutes of Health, if you do not clean your ears, you may experience odor or discharge from the ear, as well as hearing loss.

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