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  • noun An anatomically-shaped device worn in the ear for sound conduction or 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. Deafness

  • Does using an earmold sometimes cause earwax problems? Deafness

  • 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.


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