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The Nemours Foundation mentions these treatment guidelines for swimmer's ear:
- Administer as directed any prescription antibiotics and steroid drops prescribed by your doctor.
- If the ear is swollen or packed with debris or pus, expect the doctor to gently clean out the ear.
- Offer over-the-counter pain relief medication to a child; your doctor may recommend prescription pain medication if pain is severe.
- Ease discomfort by placing a warm washcloth or heating pad against the ear.
-- Diana Kohnle
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