Swimmer's Ear Information

If your child spends a lot of time in the water and is having ear pain, he or she may have developed otitis externa, or swimmer’s ear. It is a skin infection that happens in the ear canal, between the opening of the ear and the eardrum. When the ear canal becomes too moist, bacteria can grow.

Symptoms include: Ear pain, Swelling, Redness or swelling in the ear canal or near the ear, Itching in the ear, Drainage, Feeling like water is in the ear, Fever, Problems hearing.

If you or your child is experiencing these or similar symptoms, start an NexusCare visit today to receive a personalized treatment plan and feel better, faster. We provide treatment for this condition to individuals age 2 to 65.

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