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i have a clogged swimmers ear how do i get rid of it i used two drops and one is a pain reliever and one is an antiobotic i used motrin and advil (ibuprofen)

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Dr. Richard Strabbing
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ciprodex ear drops: As an ear surgeon, i only use quinolone ear drops. An example of this type of drop would be Ciprodex which is a combination of Ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone. Most swimmers ear responds to this within 3 days. Typically still have you finish a 7 day course. Additionally, if your ear canal skin is very swollen your doc may need to place a wick in the ear canal to allow the drops to enter the ear.
Answered on Nov 25, 2014
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