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- noun An
anatomically-shaped device wornin the earfor sound conductionor ear protection.
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He wrote that he gets more earwax in the ear with a hearing aid, and wonders if the earmold has anything to do with it.
Does using an earmold sometimes cause earwax problems?
Behind-the-ear (BTE): Worn behind your ear and attached to an earmold that sits inside the ear.
Long story short: earmold is fine, tube connecting earmold is fine, ear hook connecting to tube is fine, and hearing aid itself is fine -- the problem is the connection between the hearing aid and the ear hook.