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Every time i get water in my ears, i end up with an ear infection. Why is this happening now but before it never used to occur?

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Dr. Keith Ramsey
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine

In brief: Prednisone?

It could be because you are on prednisone.
That can lead to an increase of ear canal infections. You can use 50% alcohol or 50% vinegar drops to put into your ears after water contact to reduce the chance of swimmer's ear. If you have a current infection, the alcohol drops will burn and should be avoided.

In brief: Prednisone?

It could be because you are on prednisone.
That can lead to an increase of ear canal infections. You can use 50% alcohol or 50% vinegar drops to put into your ears after water contact to reduce the chance of swimmer's ear. If you have a current infection, the alcohol drops will burn and should be avoided.
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