What is swimmer’s ear?
Swimmer’s ear is an inflammation of the ear canal. This inflammation occurs in mainly children and young adults who tend to swim a lot. But if there is dampness in the canal, swimmer’s ear is a possible reaction. An excess of moisture in the ear can turn into this painful swimmer’s ear.
- Itchy ear
- Watery discharge from eyes
- Pain and tenderness in the ear
- Yellow & smelling discharge from ear
- Muffled ears on and off
Swimmer’s ear is not dangerous and ends up going away after a few days of starting treatment. However, if left untreated, the infection can become more painful and spread. The doctor will clean out your ears through a series of different steps. Depending on how sever the case is, the doctor also might prescribe antibiotics.
If you or a loved one suffer from any of the symptoms listed above, please contact one of our patient concierge at 817-332-4060 to schedule an appointment today!