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Ear Candling Portland OR

Local resource for ear candling in Portland, OR. 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.

Dr.Adrian Varela
(503) 513-2200
Soundsource, #173, 3550 SW Bond
Portland, OR
Gender
M
Speciality
Ear, Nose and Throat
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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2.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Edwin Curtiss Everts
(503) 494-5674
3181 Sw Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Dr.JOSHUA SCHINDLER
(503) 494-5674
Soundsource, #173, 3550 SW Bond
Portland, OR
Gender
M
Speciality
Ear, Nose and Throat
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Sean Oleary McMenomey
(503) 494-5674
3181 Sw Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Joshua Sandvig Schindler
(503) 494-5674
3181 Sw Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Richard Sterling Hodgson
(503) 525-3645
1849 Nw Kearney St
Portland, OR
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Dr.Stephen Weber
(503) 494-5678
Soundsource, #173, 3550 SW Bond
Portland, OR
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 2003
Speciality
Ear, Nose and Throat
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Michael Frank Egans
(503) 220-8262
3710 Sw Us Veterans Hospital Rd
Portland, OR
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Eric J Dierks
(503) 224-1371
1849 Nw Kearney St
Portland, OR
Specialty
Otolaryngology, Maxillofacial Surgery

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Shrinath Kalaseshwar Nadig
(503) 494-5674
3181 Sw Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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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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