Earwax/Cerumen

Red Flags-Warning of Ear Disease

Hearing loss and balance disorders are medical conditions. Only licensed physicians with a medical school degree and medical training (MD or DO) may diagnose and direct the management of diseases and medical disorders.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Cerumen Impaction

This Clinical Practice Guideline is currently undergoing an update.Update Leadership: Seth R. Schwartz, MD, MPH (Chair), Anthony E. Magit, MD (Assistant Chair), Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH (Methodologist)Guideline Update Group: Bopanna B.

Research Gaps - Cerumen Impaction

While there is a body of literature from which these guidelines were drawn, significant gaps in our knowledge about cerumen impaction and its management remain.

Research Gaps - Otology/Neurotology

Click to view the research gaps identified in each of these clinical practice guidelines:TinnitusBenign paroxysmal positional vertigoCerumen ImpactionAcute Otitis ExternaSudden Hearing Loss