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How do l get water out of my daughters ear that is stuck in there from swimming?

How do l get water out of my daughters ear that is stuck in there from swimming?

Drops: You can make a solution with 50/50 vinegar and rubbing alcohol and drop it into the ear twice/day to prevent swimmer's ear and keep the ear canal clear of germs. Don't use this if there might be a hole in the eardrum from infection or tubes. Don't use if the ear hurts, since swimmer's ear is an infection of the skin of the canal and these would burn! ...Read more

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I went swimming today and i got water in my ear how can I get the water out?

Alcohol drops: You can take rubbing alcohol and place it in a dropper bottle.Most ear canals have a 1 ml volume, so placing 1 ml of rubbing alcohol in the affected ear while you lay down on the good side, will displace the water.The alcohol evaporates readily at body temperature and has an additional drying effect on the canal tissue as it does.Some add vinegar to suppress fungal growth. ...Read more

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Sophie has a water bubble in her ear, and she can't seem to get it out. She claims it may be from swimming. Home remedies aren't helping.

Sophie has a water bubble in her ear, and she can't seem to get it out. She claims it may be from swimming. Home remedies aren't helping.

Tip: 1. DO NOT use a cotton swab to dry the ear. 2. Tilt head to the side with the plugged ear. 3 Pull ear lobe downward to allow the water to drain out. 4 Hold a blow-dryer a few inches from plugged ear to dry ear. ...Read more

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Since I was a kid, the water usually get inside my ears every time I went swimming which gives me discomfort, is my ear normal?

Since I was a kid, the water usually get inside  my ears every time I went swimming which gives me discomfort, is my ear normal?

Yes: Everyone can get water in their ears while bathing or swimming. Most of the time, it drains out on its own by tilting your head & perhaps rapping your noggin once or twice. Pulling & manipulating ear while tilted may help, too. Never use Qtips as you may hurt yourself. Check out https://www.zocdoc.com/answers/9300/how-do-i-get-water-out-of-my-ear for more options. See your FamilyDoc if still bothe ...Read more

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What will happen if water goes into your ear when swimming?

What will happen if water goes into your ear when swimming?

It comes out: Tilt your head so the the ear with the water is pointing downward, an d hop up and down on the leg that is on the side of that ear.The water will come out. There is nowhere else for it to go. ...Read more

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What to do if I had water in my ears while I was swimming in the sea 15 days back. but the water is there even now please help?

What to do if I had water in my ears while I was swimming in the sea 15 days back. but the water is there even now please help?

If there is liquid: coming from your ears it would not be sea water from 15 days ago. However, you could have an external ear infection causing the fluid. Please see your physician for further assessment. Take care. ...Read more