Ear Candling: A Dangerous Pleasure?

Nahid, Kianoosh and Narayanan, Prepageran and Jalaluddin, Mohammad Amin (2011) Ear Candling: A Dangerous Pleasure? Iranian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology, 23 (1). pp. 51-54.

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Ear candling is an alternative medicine practice alleged to enhance general health by putting an end of a hollow candle in the ear canal and lighting up the other end of it. It also is advertised for cerumen and debris (bacteria and fungi) removal. Ear candling is claimed to create negative pressure for drawing cerumen from the ear and to benefit the ears in many ways. It is however not free of complications and is now banned. Here we would like to highlight potential complications to this.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WV Otolaryngology
Divisions: Journals > Iranian J Otorhinolaryngology
Depositing User: ijo ijo
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2017 13:55
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2017 13:55
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/7269

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