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Swimmer's Ear (Symptoms, Treatment, Natural Remedies, Prevention)


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Comment from: Ear pain lefty, 19-24 Male (Patient) Published: August 13

I have swimmer’s ear. When I went swimming in my pool, I dove underwater and there were chemicals in it, so the wax in my ear and the chemicals probably went together and I have a swimmer’s ear. It really hurts, I hate it.

Comment from: Worstpainever, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: October 14

I was diagnosed yesterday with a 'textbook case' of swimmer's ear. Apparently I have water trapped in my ear from the shower. I must say this is the worst pain I have ever experienced in my life. I've had surgeries less painful than this. My ears are clogged, my face is swollen, and my left side of my face hurts. I'm not typically a whiner, but this will bring out the whiner in everyone. I'm hoping a new antibiotic and some steroid treatment will work now.

Comment from: Aris, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: June 14

I developed swimmer's ear after two weeks of swimming, half an hour a day. This my first experience and it is very painful.

Comment from: Sloppy, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: July 15

I developed swimmer’s ear after scuba diving two days in a row.

Comment from: Seaowl, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: July 06

I have psoriasis in my ear, so I'm always scratching it. I scratched it went swimming in the ocean and got the bacterial infection. I'm an adult and this really is painful. I can hardly move my jaw.


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