- Visit your doctor to get earwax cleaned from your ears.
- Use over-the-counter ear drops that soften earwax.
- Avoid irrigating your ears if you have diabetes, a weak immune system, a hole in your eardrum or a tube in the affected ear.
- Limit your exposure to loud noises.
- Take regular breaks from using headphones, keep low volume.
- Dry out your ears after swimming to prevent swimmer’s ear.
- If there is drainage from your ears, consult your doctor.