No matter how itchy your ears get, it’s important that you never try to relieve it by putting anything in your ear. Things like cotton buds, hair pins or the ends of pens can cause damage – so it’s best to steer clear. Getting rid of itchy ears will depend on the underlying cause. So if it’s really bothering you, you should see your GP or pharmacist for some advice.
There are a few over-the-counter products that can be effective for itchy ears. It’s best to seek advice from your GP or pharmacist before you try them.
Yes – a build-up of earwax can cause itchy ears, but also if your ears don’t produce enough earwax then it can make them dry and itchy.