Swimmer's ear (also known as otitis externa, or ear ache) is an inflammation, irritation, or infection of the ear and/or outer ear canal. Swimmer's ear can occur if contaminated water stays in direct contact with the ear canal for a long period of time.
Symptoms of swimmer's ear include:
Symptoms of swimmer's ear usually appear within a few days of getting contaminated water in the ear.
If you have swimmer's ear, visit Healthcare Clinic to determine the appropriate course of treatment for your specific case.
This treatment is available at Healthcare Clinic locations for patients 18 months and older.
Walk in or schedule an appointment at the Healthcare Clinic nearest you.
If you believe you have a medical emergency, please call 911.