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Ear Candling Saint Petersburg FL

Local resource for ear candling in Saint Petersburg, FL. 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.

Patricia A Gilroy
(727) 321-3344
2299 9th Ave N
Saint Petersburg, FL
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Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery within the Head & Neck

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Shelley Sue Jaquish
(727) 341-0551
1615 Pasadena Ave S
South Pasadena, FL
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Otolaryngology

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Timothy M Dunlevy
(727) 341-0551
1615 Pasadena Ave S
South Pasadena, FL
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Otolaryngology

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Glen R Goldfarb
(727) 824-8375
601 7th St S
St Petersburg, FL
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Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery within the Head & Neck

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James Nesbit Endicott
(727) 551-0800
555 4th Ave S
St Petersburg, FL
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Otolaryngology

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Albert James Davis
(727) 343-5230
6533 Central Ave
Petersburg, FL
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Otolaryngology

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Andrew Coundouriotis
(727) 547-1600
5000 Park Street North
St Petersburg, FL
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Otolaryngology

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David D Hill
(727) 821-4784
360 6th St S
Saint Petersburg, FL
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Otolaryngology

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Trina Elena Espinola
(727) 553-7100
625 6th Ave S
St Petersburg, FL
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Otolaryngology

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John Morrow
(727) 820-7708
1099 5th Avenue North
St Petersburg, FL
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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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