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I constantly get water in my right ear, it can stay blocked for up to 4hrs, my glands are swollen on my right side, do I have an ear infection?

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Dr. Thomas Hansbrough
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Swimmer's Ear

This is swimmer's ear, also known as external otitis.
It is a true skin infection usually caused by a fungus or bacteria which grows in warm, moist environments like wet ear canals. Shake or drain the water out or dry it with alcohol/vinegar mixture 1/2 each. 5 drops in ear canal . Never scratch with small objects or q- tips. Don't use these drops if you have a hole in your eardrum.

In brief: Swimmer's Ear

This is swimmer's ear, also known as external otitis.
It is a true skin infection usually caused by a fungus or bacteria which grows in warm, moist environments like wet ear canals. Shake or drain the water out or dry it with alcohol/vinegar mixture 1/2 each. 5 drops in ear canal . Never scratch with small objects or q- tips. Don't use these drops if you have a hole in your eardrum.
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Perhaps..

Swimmer's ear or otitis externa is common and cause blocking in the ear canal.

In brief: Perhaps..

Swimmer's ear or otitis externa is common and cause blocking in the ear canal.
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