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How soon can I swim after cholesteatoma surgery?

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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Depends

There are many different operations for cholesteatoma.
Given that we don't have exact details about what was done this is a question for your surgeon.

In brief: Depends

There are many different operations for cholesteatoma.
Given that we don't have exact details about what was done this is a question for your surgeon.
Dr. David Astrachan
Dr. David Astrachan
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Dr. Dennis Diaz
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

Each surgeon have their own rules about swimming after ear surgery.
It also depends on what type of cholesteatoma surgery you had. If it was a canal wall up, probably 4-12 weeks. If it was a canal wall down, some surgeons would say you shouldn't swim. This is something you should discuss with your surgeon.

In brief: Depends

Each surgeon have their own rules about swimming after ear surgery.
It also depends on what type of cholesteatoma surgery you had. If it was a canal wall up, probably 4-12 weeks. If it was a canal wall down, some surgeons would say you shouldn't swim. This is something you should discuss with your surgeon.
Dr. Dennis Diaz
Dr. Dennis Diaz
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