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334 12th Ave SE, Norman, OK 73071334 12th Ave SE
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sun 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
4.79(4.7k reviews)
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Access Medical Centers, Norman - 334 12th Ave SE, Norman
Diagnosed quickly.  Implemented course of action right away.  Staff was excellent.  In and out very quickly.  10 star service.

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1602 E Wrangler Blvd, Seminole, OK 748681602 E Wrangler Blvd
Open until 8:00 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 - 8:00 pm
  • Sun10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Xpress Wellness Urgent Care, Seminole - 1602 E Wrangler Blvd

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2312 24th Ave NW, Norman, OK 730692312 24th Ave NW
Open until 8:00 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 - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
4.9(7.2k reviews)
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Mercy- GoHealth Urgent Care, Norman - 2312 24th Ave NW
I have waited to see what it cost me, with insurance, to get a tetanus shot. It looks like it cost me $75.

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9917 SE 15th St, Midwest City, OK 731309917 SE 15th St
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sun 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
4.76(6.6k reviews)
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Access Medical Centers, Midwest City - 9917 SE 15th St, Midwest City
You are a waste of money. I should not have to wait 7 to 10 days for meds.  This is the last time I come to see you all. I know my body. Not your providers who spend 5 minutes with me.

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705 SW 19th St, Moore, OK 73160705 SW 19th St
Open until 8:00 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 - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
4.9(4.4k reviews)
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Mercy- GoHealth Urgent Care, Moore - 705 SW 19th St

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2109 S Santa Fe Ave, Moore, OK 731602109 S Santa Fe Ave
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sun 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
4.76(3.7k reviews)
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Access Medical Centers, Moore - 2109 S Santa Fe Ave, Moore
Had extreme Lower back pain and Scheduled an appointment and got in within 1 1/2 hours and they were able to give me some relief in a timely and Professional manner

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5300 SE 29th St, Del City, OK 731155300 SE 29th St
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sun 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
4.7(4.3k reviews)
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Access Medical Centers, Del City - 5300 SE 29th St, Del City
Staff was polite and welcoming the moment I walked in. PA and nurse were amazing

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5912b SE 15th St, Midwest City, OK 731105912b SE 15th St
Open until 8:00 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 - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
4.83(29 reviews)
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Mercy- GoHealth Urgent Care, Midwest City - 5912b SE 15th St
This is my new urgent care go to. I made an appointment for 4 PM and had no wait when I entered. The office was very clean, the staff were very friendly, and knowledge. I HIGHLY recommend!!

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11601 S Western Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 7317011601 S Western Ave
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sun 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
4.69(4k reviews)
Access Medical Centers, Oklahoma City (S Western Ave) - 11601 S Western Ave, Oklahoma City
Staff was great, thorough and caring. I highly recommend!

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11521 S Western Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 7317011521 S Western Ave
Open until 7:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
4.79(67 reviews)
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First Med Urgent Care, South Western - 11521 S Western Ave
My son had a bad migraine this morning. I had to pick him up from school, so we stopped by First Med on our way home. We were seen right away. Everyone is great. I have never had anything, but wonderful service. I love this place. Best ever.

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7807 S Walker Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 731397807 S Walker Ave
Open until 7:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
4.8(5k reviews)
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First Med Urgent Care, South Oklahoma City (I-240 and S Walker) - 7807 S Walker Ave, Oklahoma City
I was a walk in. Easy check in and was seen in a very timely manner. The Health Care Provider was attentive and professional. Listened to my complaints and treated me appropriately. She also made recommendations as to how I should follow up on my problem as soon as possible. I came home and made the suggested appointment with a specialist. I will always come to this clinic when I find myself ill again. Thanks so much!

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1000 NW 32nd St, Newcastle, OK 730651000 NW 32nd St
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sun 7:45 am - 8:00 pm
4.77(3.9k reviews)
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Access Medical Centers, Newcastle - 1000 NW 32nd St, Newcastle
Staff is amazing and provider answer all my questions.

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12 E MacArthur St, Shawnee, OK 7480412 E MacArthur St
Open until 8:00 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 - 8:00 pm
  • Sun 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
4.1(774 reviews)
Xpress Wellness Urgent Care, Shawnee - South - 12 E MacArthur St, Shawnee
Everyone was great treated us well we are not from there and they made us feel comfortable. They got us in and out right away> Thank you
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4296 N Harrison St, Shawnee, OK 748044296 N Harrison St
Open until 8:00 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 - 8:00 pm
  • Sun 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
5.0(1 reviews)
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Xpress Wellness Urgent Care, Shawnee- North - 4296 N Harrison St
Love the providers here and all the staff. The office is wonderful and will make you feel comfortable and at home while in their care. I would not use another clinic for urgent care needs. Xpress knows how to get it done right the first time!
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1817 Arlington St, Ada, OK 748201817 Arlington St
Open until 8:00 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 - 8:00 pm
  • Sun 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
5.0(1 reviews)
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Xpress Wellness Urgent Care, Ada - 1817 Arlington St
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1817 Arlington St, Ada, OK 748201817 Arlington St
Open until 8:00 pm
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  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sun 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Xpress Wellness Urgent Care, Ada- Occupational Health - 1817 Arlington St
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2818 Classen Blvd, Norman, OK 730712818 Classen Blvd
Open until10:00 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Wed 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
4.56(18 reviews)
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Amazing group of staff ! Thanks for caring for us all.
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800 24th Ave NW, Norman, OK 73069800 24th Ave NW
Open until 8:00 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 - 8:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
5.0(7 reviews)
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3651 W Robinson St, Norman, OK 730723651 W Robinson St
Open until 7:30 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 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
3.0(1 reviews)
MinuteClinic® at CVS®, W Robinson St, Norman - 3651 W Robinson St, Norman

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3400 W Tecumseh Rd, Norman, OK 730723400 W Tecumseh Rd
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
4.5(15 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 Tribbey?

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

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

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

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

    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 Tribbey.

  • 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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