Methods Of Treating Swimmer's Ear

Keep Your Ears Dry

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Because swimmer's ear is the result of bacteria growing in the outer ear canal, it is important to keep the outer ear canal dry as the ear is healing. What many individuals don't realize is it can be difficult to keep your ears dry if you are not actively making an effort. For example, when you take a bath, use a cotton ball coated in petroleum jelly to keep water from entering the ear canal. While you may insist this will not be an issue for you because you will not be getting your ears near the water, it can be easy for droplets to work their way into the ear canal.

It's time to learn about the next treatment option for swimmer's ear. Keep reading!

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