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What is “swimmers ear,” and is it different than an “ear infection”?

What is “swimmers ear,” and is it different than an “ear infection”?

by Amy R. Beach, FNP-BC, CLC Otitis externa, commonly referred to as “swimmer’s ear,” is an infection in the canal of the ear. It usually occurs after it has been wet and bacteria or yeast has been allowed to grow. The symptoms can range from just pain in the ear to pain with movement of […]

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