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I went swimming two days ago and still can't hear properly.. Should I be worried?

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Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics
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In brief: Swimming...

Significant amount of water can enter the external ear canal during swimming - this can lead to muffled hearing for a period of hours to 1-2 days.
However, other symptoms may include pain which could pont to an otitis externa (infection of external ear canal). See your physician if you have continued concerns.

In brief: Swimming...

Significant amount of water can enter the external ear canal during swimming - this can lead to muffled hearing for a period of hours to 1-2 days.
However, other symptoms may include pain which could pont to an otitis externa (infection of external ear canal). See your physician if you have continued concerns.
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: YeS

Need to see an ENT doctor asap, to rule out swimmers ear, wax etc.

In brief: YeS

Need to see an ENT doctor asap, to rule out swimmers ear, wax etc.
Dr. Gutti Rao
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