Tag Archives: otitis externa

2.4 million swimmer’s ear visits a year! How to not get one. . .

The Centers for Disease Control forwarded on this astronomical number in a bulletin on external ear infections.  There are simple steps to do before and after swimming (or coming in contact with water), to greatly reduce your risk of this painful … Continue reading

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Swimmer’s ear, nothing that a swimmer wants.

“Ow!  My ear hurts.”  I heard that four times last week.  It is swimming season here in Wichita and swimmers ear and pools go hand-in-hand.   The story is usually. . . one-sided ear pain, tender-to-touch ear, hurts to chew AND … Continue reading

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