Swimmer’s ear is an inflammation, irritation or infection of the outer ear and ear canal. The medical term for the condition is otitis externa.
Any activity that exposes the external ear to water can lead to swimmer’s ear.
Swimming in polluted water.
Diving or surfing.
Ear wax build-up that traps water behind the obstruction.
Abnormal bone growth, also known as surfer’s ear, can trap debris and water and lead to an infection.
Overzealous cleaning of the ear can tear the delicate tissues of the ear canal making the ear susceptible to infection.
Any irritation to the delicate ear canal tissues.
If you swim frequently, swimmer’s ear may easily recur so prevention is very important.
There are many symptoms of swimmer’s ear including:
Redness and swelling
Itching of the ear or ear canal
Do these symptoms differ from yours?
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Earclear swimmer’s ear has a dual action formula that treats and prevents swimmer’s ear. The isopropyl alcohol acts by drying up the moisture. The acetic acid assists in prevention by restoring an acid pH, making the skin less susceptible to infection.
Earclear swimmer’s ear can be used every time the ear comes in contact with water to dry up the excess water and prevent the condition from occurring.
Do not use if the ear drum is perforated or if discharge is present.
Consult your doctor if these conditions are present. Avoid contact with eyes or broken skin. Keep away from open flames.
If irritation occurs or sensitivity develops discontinue use.
For external use only. Contains Hydroxybenzoates as preservative.