Patient Comments: Swimmer's Ear - Prevention

If you're prone to swimmer's ear, how do you prevent it each time you go swimming?

Comment from: WaterBaby75, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: July 31

I now use earplugs anytime my ears will be anywhere near water! That goes for showering, washing my hair, and, of course, swimming. It hasn't failed me yet.

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