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How do l get water out of my daughters ear that is stuck in there from swimming?

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Dr. Kristen Stuppy
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Drops

You can make a solution with 50/50 vinegar and rubbing alcohol and drop it into the ear twice/day to prevent swimmer's ear and keep the ear canal clear of germs.
Don't use this if there might be a hole in the eardrum from infection or tubes. Don't use if the ear hurts, since swimmer's ear is an infection of the skin of the canal and these would burn!

In brief: Drops

You can make a solution with 50/50 vinegar and rubbing alcohol and drop it into the ear twice/day to prevent swimmer's ear and keep the ear canal clear of germs.
Don't use this if there might be a hole in the eardrum from infection or tubes. Don't use if the ear hurts, since swimmer's ear is an infection of the skin of the canal and these would burn!
Dr. Kristen Stuppy
Dr. Kristen Stuppy
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Peroxide

If there are no tubes in the ears, a few drops of peroxide usually helps.

In brief: Peroxide

If there are no tubes in the ears, a few drops of peroxide usually helps.
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Helena Bentley
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Water in ears

After swimming, tilt head to either side drain out excess fliud.
There is also "swimmer's ear solution" that is available over the counter. Ask your pharmacist to check your availibity.

In brief: Water in ears

After swimming, tilt head to either side drain out excess fliud.
There is also "swimmer's ear solution" that is available over the counter. Ask your pharmacist to check your availibity.
Dr. Helena Bentley
Dr. Helena Bentley
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