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How to help swimmers ear?

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Dr. Michael Armstrong
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Have it cleaned

The best treatment for swimmer's ear, before any medications, is a professional cleaning to remove the infected wax.
For prevention, an acidified alcohol solution may be used after swimming. Do not use any home remedies if you may have a perforation.

In brief: Have it cleaned

The best treatment for swimmer's ear, before any medications, is a professional cleaning to remove the infected wax.
For prevention, an acidified alcohol solution may be used after swimming. Do not use any home remedies if you may have a perforation.
Dr. Michael Armstrong
Dr. Michael Armstrong
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Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine

In brief: Go to doctor

Swimmers ear is an infection of the ear canal and requires antibiotic treatment.

In brief: Go to doctor

Swimmers ear is an infection of the ear canal and requires antibiotic treatment.
Dr. Susan Arnoult
Dr. Susan Arnoult
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