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Coming in contact with earwax and objects from ear conal

I was required to clean earphones that stick far into your ear. Could this spread deafness or other serious ear problems? I don't wash my hands after doing this
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Wash your hands often, even if not cleaning equipment.

To you question, I have no reason to believe your work will put you in any danger of serious ear problems.  That said, do you know in fact that any of the users of the earphones is suffering from a contagious disease?  That's why you need to wash your hands, you don't know.  Worrying will ont prevent illness, washing hands will.
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