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Do I have a ear infection if I have swimmers' ear?
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Dr. Neil Giddings
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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Swimmer's ear is usually a bacterial infection of the skin of the ear canal.
It is usually painful and is treated with antibiotic ear drops and cleaning of the ear canal. Early treatment is easier than when the ear canal skin is swollen.

In brief: See physician
Swimmer's ear is usually a bacterial infection of the skin of the ear canal.
It is usually painful and is treated with antibiotic ear drops and cleaning of the ear canal. Early treatment is easier than when the ear canal skin is swollen.
Dr. Neil Giddings
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Vinegar and alcohol drops for prevention
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