A 34-year-old female asked:
I used rubbing alcohol to drain ears of water post swimming. now have burning and stabbing sensations in ear for several hours. did i damage them?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Well...: It is unlikely that you have irreversible damage. Next time educate yourself as to how to get that water out of your ear. You should dilute the alcohol quite a bit.
If by tomorrow you still have all the symptoms and they are not subsiding, you should see a Dr.
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