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Ear Candling New Bedford MA

Local resource for ear candling in New Bedford, MA. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to ear candling, earwax removal supplies, ear drops, and ear cleaners, as well as advice and content on ear wax, ear infections, and hearing loss.

Wendy B Stern
(508) 995-0700
300a Faunce Corner Rd
North Dartmouth, MA
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Otolaryngology

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Ilana L Feinerman
(508) 995-0700
300a Faunce Corner Rd
N Dartmouth, MA
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Thomas F Cahill
(508) 679-7709
300 Hanover St
Fall River, MA
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Richard Howorth Fitton
(508) 676-3411
1030 President Ave Rm 124
Fall River, MA
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Otolaryngology

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Dr.Douglas Mann
(508) 540-0900
200 Jones Road
Falmouth, MA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1976
Speciality
Ear, Nose and Throat
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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2.3, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Albert J Fox
(508) 995-0700
300a Faunce Corner Rd
N Dartmouth, MA
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Andrew K Spongberg
(508) 996-3991
535 Faunce Corner Rd
North Dartmouth, MA
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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William Edward OConnor
(508) 678-4244
1030 President Ave
Fall River, MA
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Azhar Qadeer Mustafa
(508) 678-8336
829 South Main Street
Fall River, MA
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Otolaryngology

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Coastal Hearing Care
(508) 938-1604
383 Rockdale Ave
New Bedford, MA
Services
Free hearing tests, as well as free cleanings of all hearing aids regardless of where purchased. Also custom earmolds and swimplugs made. We also handle factory repairs on most brands of hearing aids. Digital hearing aids purchased elsewhere can be reprogrammed for a small fee.
Hours
SundayClosed
Payment
Credit Cards,Visa,MasterCard,Cash,Check,Insurance

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Ear Candling�Good or Bad?

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December 13, 2005: 3:59 pm: Dr. Neil Ear Problems

Ear Candling–Good or Bad?

by Neil Bauman, Ph.D.

A man asked:

What is your opinion regarding ear candling? Do you consider it to be safe or not?

The plain truth is that ear candling is not effective. Proponents claim it can cure conditions such as hearing loss, tinnitus, vertigo, Meniere’s disease and a host of other conditions.

A number of years ago, I investigated ear candling. In the course of my research, I couldn’t find any proven good that it does. As a result, I don’t recommend anyone wasting their money on ear candling.

As to its safety, you are literally playing with fire–and when you play with fire you can get burned as a result. Don’t kid yourself, it does happen.

Audiologist Heather Shenk has written an excellent article on ear candling called “Ear Candling: A Fool Proof Method, or Proof of Foolish Methods?” Her article gives the history of ear candling from ancient times to the present, its supposed benefits and what really happens when you ear candle. Read this article before either your wallet or your ears get burned.

Her article is at http://www.audiologyonline.com/articles/arc_disp.asp?article_id=1501 .

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