10 Ways To Cure & Avoid Swimmer’s Ear

A woman's cap for swimming closed her ears

Swimmer’s ear (otitis externa) is an inflammation of the external ear canal. It occurs when water is stuck in the ears after swimming, hence the name. This retained moisture speeds bacterial growth, leading to infection. But with these foolproof methods, swimmer’s ear typically goes away in no time… 1. Over-the-counter Painkillers Doctors often prescribe analgesics …

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