Canada,Jyoti Tewari,19 August :Swimmer’s Ear(otitis externa) is inflammation or infection of the ear canal,the passage leading from the external ear to the eardrum.It often develops after water has gotten into the ear.Sand or other debris that gets into the ear canal may also cause swimmer’s ear.
Symotoms include pain,itching and a feeling of fullness in the ear.The ear canal may be swollen.A more severe infection can cause increased pain,discharge from the ear,and possibly some hearing loss.
1.Try to keep water out of the ears.
2.Avoid prolonged use of earplugs.
3.Never use cotton swabs,hairpins or other objects to clean wax out of your ears.This can damage the ear canal or eardrum.