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Cotton swab and Earwax

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Difference between Cotton swab and Earwax

Cotton swab vs. Earwax

Cotton swabs (American) or cotton buds (British) consist of a small wad of cotton wrapped around one or both ends of a short rod, usually made of either wood, rolled paper, or plastic. Earwax, also known by the medical term cerumen, is a yellowish waxy substance secreted in the ear canal of humans and other mammals.

Similarities between Cotton swab and Earwax

Cotton swab and Earwax have 4 things in common (in Unionpedia): Ear canal, Ear pick, Otitis externa, Perforated eardrum.

Ear canal

The ear canal (external auditory meatus, external acoustic meatus, EAM) (meatus acusticus externus), is a tube running from the outer ear to the middle ear.

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Ear pick

Ear picks, also called ear scoops, or ear spoons, are a type of curette used to clean the ear canal of earwax (cerumen).

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Otitis externa

Otitis externa (also known as external otitis and swimmer's ear) is an inflammation of the outer ear and ear canal.

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Perforated eardrum

A perforated eardrum or punctured eardrum is a rupture or perforation (hole) of the eardrum which can occur as a result of otitis media (ear infection), trauma (e.g. by trying to clean the ear with sharp instruments), explosion, loud noise or surgery (accidental creation of a rupture).

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Cotton swab and Earwax Comparison

Cotton swab has 24 relations, while Earwax has 114. As they have in common 4, the Jaccard index is 2.90% = 4 / (24 + 114).


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