A 29-year-old male asked:
sir i went to swim few days back and water went into my ears..my left is perfectly fine...but i couldnt get water out from my left ear..den i inserted cotton swabs for cleaning my ear eventually i found that it was paining and so i consulted a doctor he g
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
What's the question?: Did the doctor find an infection in the external ear canal? If so, I trust it has been treated with either an antifungal or antibacterial. In the future, try a drop of rubbing alcohol into the ear canal to get the water out.
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Swimmers ear: It sounds like you may have a bacterial infection of your ear canal. Common treatment involves administering antibiotic/corticosteroid ear medications. Depending on the extent of infection you may need oral antibiotics or deeper cleaning by an experienced physician.
Last updated Jun 19, 2015
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