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NextCare Urgent Care, Fayetteville

NextCare Urgent Care

4.59(14k reviews)
217 Glensford Dr, Fayetteville, NC 28314217 Glensford Dr
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NextCare Urgent Care, Fayetteville

NextCare Urgent Care

4.59(14k reviews)
217 Glensford Dr, Fayetteville, NC 28314217 Glensford Dr
OpenFri 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
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The nurse practitioner was very she answered all my questions I would luv to have her as my regular physician. She explained everything and very detailed ..

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PM Pediatric WakeMed Childrens Urgent Care, Cary NC

PM Pediatric WakeMed Childrens Urgent Care

4.86(1.4k reviews)
2007 Walnut St, Cary, NC 275182007 Walnut St
OpenFri 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
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Long wait time, understandably, it was busy, and the front desk person called me on my phone and asked us where we were...I told her that we were in one of the examination rooms, waiting for the doc, they forgot that we were there. The staff otherwise were great, the EMT/manager was super helpful, and the doctor was a high-quality guy...it was a great experience overall.

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Med Fast Urgent & Primary Care

Med Fast Urgent & Primary Care

605 W Cumberland St, Dunn, NC 28334605 W Cumberland St
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Health Pavilion North Express

Health Pavilion North Express

6387 Ramsey St, Fayetteville, NC 283116387 Ramsey St
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Labcorp

Labcorp

2.33(3 reviews)
100 S 10th St, Lillington, NC 27546100 S 10th St
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Dr. Sydney is fantastic! Very knowledgeable and truly cares about patients.
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Northside Primary & Urgent Care

Northside Primary & Urgent Care

2.6(10 reviews)
5397 Ramsey St, Fayetteville, NC 283115397 Ramsey St
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Excellent professional care and referrals to experts
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FastMed Urgent Care, Fayetteville

FastMed Urgent Care

2.97(17 reviews)
150 Francam Dr, Fayetteville, NC 28311150 Francam Dr
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First Choice Community Health Centers

First Choice Community Health Centers

1.0(4 reviews)
6750 Overhills Rd, Spring Lake, NC 283906750 Overhills Rd
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Neighborhood Clinic Family & Urgent Care

Neighborhood Clinic Family & Urgent Care

3.0(9 reviews)
1095 N Bragg Blvd, Spring Lake, NC 283901095 N Bragg Blvd
OpenFri 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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First Choice Community Health Centers

First Choice Community Health Centers

1.0(1 reviews)
1000 Medical Center Road, Mamers, NC 275461000 Medical Center Road
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Haymount Urgent Care

Haymount Urgent Care

1909 Bragg Blvd, Fayetteville, NC 283031909 Bragg Blvd
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Highsmith - Rainey Express Care

Highsmith - Rainey Express Care

1.29(17 reviews)
150 Robeson St, Fayetteville, NC 28301150 Robeson St
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I had such a great experience today! No wait, everybody was so sweet and polite. Registration process went very smooth. My condition has been taken very seriously. Dr Alabi took time to talk to me. My nurses Jenn and Linda and everybody else was so caring and nice. They kept checking on me. Thank you so much! I am very grateful. BH
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Rapha Primary Care Center

Rapha Primary Care Center

2.3(33 reviews)
1905 Skibo Rd, Fayetteville, NC 283141905 Skibo Rd
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I was skeptical reading the reviews on whether or not to visit the office, but my experience has been a lot better than what I anticipated. The only downside is the waiting room time, but the care provided was better than the ones I experienced elsewhere. I am making Dr. Uba my PCP.
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Doctor's Urgent Care Center

Doctor's Urgent Care Center

5.0(3 reviews)
504 Owen Dr, Fayetteville, NC 28304504 Owen Dr
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Professional, expedient, friendly, and efficient.
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CVS

2.33(3 reviews)
522 Owen Dr, Fayetteville, NC 28304522 Owen Dr
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Cape Fear Valley Express Care

Cape Fear Valley Express Care

524 Beaumont Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28304524 Beaumont Rd
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Concentra Urgent Care, Fayetteville

Concentra Urgent Care

1.0(2 reviews)
1702 Owen Dr, Fayetteville, NC 283041702 Owen Dr
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Fayettville Urgent Care

Fayettville Urgent Care

4534 Raeford Rd, Fayetteville, NC 283044534 Raeford Rd
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Ear Wax Removal FAQs

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

    Without insurance, an ear wax extraction in Linden 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 Linden area today.

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

    Regardless of the kind of doctor you are looking for for an eye exam, Solv can help you book an appointment. Simply search for Linden-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 Linden?

    Same-day and next-day appointments for eye exams are available through Solv. Search for Linden-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 Linden?

    Solv gathers reviews, ratings, and other data on Linden-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 Linden?

    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 Linden.

  • 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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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.

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Medically reviewed by Dr. Rob Rohatsch, MD

Updated on Sep 25, 22

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