Swimmer’s ear (also known as Otitis Externa) is an infection or inflammation of the outer parts of ear- involving the canal between the outer ear and eardrum. It is usually due to a bacterial or fungal infection. While it is commonly known as Swimmer’s Ear, you don’t have to go swimming to get it- there are other possible triggers. In this section we look at the common causes of Swimmer’s Ear and how it is treated.
Swimmer's Ear-causes, symptoms & treatment What is Swimmer’s Ear? Swimmer’s ear is an infection or inflammation of the outer parts of ear. It is also known as Otitis Externa. In Swimmer’s Ear there is inflammation of the outer ear canal (the part between your outer ear and eardrum). The [...]