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My daughter is prone to ear infections can wearing ear plugs in the shower help?
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
If the ear infection you are referring to is an external ear infection ("swimmer's ear"), then the plugs may help in the shower. However, if she is prone to middle ear infections, the plugs will serve no useful purpose in preventing middle ear infections.

In brief: Depends
If the ear infection you are referring to is an external ear infection ("swimmer's ear"), then the plugs may help in the shower. However, if she is prone to middle ear infections, the plugs will serve no useful purpose in preventing middle ear infections.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Not really necessary
Your water should not harbor bacteria.
You can use otc swimmers ear solution to dry it out, or mix your own with 1/3 alcohol, 1/3 vinegar and 1/3 water.

In brief: Not really necessary
Your water should not harbor bacteria.
You can use otc swimmers ear solution to dry it out, or mix your own with 1/3 alcohol, 1/3 vinegar and 1/3 water.
Dr. Gregory Hines
Dr. Gregory Hines
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