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Bloody discharge with otitis externa swimmers ear?

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Dr. Michael Armstrong
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: See an ENT

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. A bloody ear could be a perforation. See a specialist first. Do not use any home remedies if you may have a perforation.

In brief: See an ENT

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. A bloody ear could be a perforation. See a specialist first. Do not use any home remedies if you may have a perforation.
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