Otitis Externa (Swimmer’s Ear)

Otitis Externa (Swimmer’s Ear)
  • Overview of Otitis Externa
    • Otitis Externa, known as Swimmer’s Ear, is an ear infection of the outer ear canal that causes pain and discomfort. This is usually caused by leaving contaminated water in the ear after swimming. Symptoms of Swimmer’s Ear include itchiness inside the ear, redness, swelling, pain, and pus draining from the infected ear. If you are experiencing symptoms, contact your physician or make an appointment at the Student Health Services here.

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