Question: Can Ear Wax Ruin AirPods?

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Do AirPods create more earwax?

An expert has warned that wearing earphones, such as Apple’s AirPods, could lead to smelly, itchy and often painful infections. “As with earplugs and hearing aids, earphones sit in the part of the canal where wax is produced, and can actually stimulate the production of more wax when they are in use.”

How do I unclog my AirPods?

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How do you get ear wax out of AirPods?

To remove the wax and dirt that’s stuck inside the hollow of your AirPod speakers, just grab a small piece of Fun-Tak and stretch and knead it a bit to warm it up. Then press it against the speaker and few times and it’ll pick up the wax and dirt.

Why are my AirPods hurting my ears?

Apple’s AirPods may be best-in-class wireless earbuds, but they’re not for everyone. Due to the shape of some people’s inner ear, the headphones simply don’t fit every possible ear shape well, or in some cases, cause pain when placed firmly inside the ear.

Why do AirPods make my ears itch?

Wax build-up

Symptoms can include pain, odour, discharge and itching.” “Like cotton buds, earphones often pick up the wax in the outer third of the ear canal where it is produced, and can leave the ears dry and itchy,” she said. “Let the wax build back up and see if this improves things.