How to Deal with Swimmer's Ear
I’ve had a few issues since starting swimming on a daily basis years ago. Fortunately, a friend is an ENT and has helped me out numerous times. Now, I keep a dropper bottle of vinegar in my bag and add a couple drops on occasion to help dry the ears out. I also use hydrogen peroxide (on rare occasion, not regular maintenance) to bubble out deeper wax which has become impacted in the past from using q-tips.
A mixture of isopropyl alcohol and vinegar, half each, does the job. The
All your recommendations are helpful, in my case ear plugs and the use of a hair dryer have the reduced the occurrence.
Useful information to learn, especially when you have kids to take care of. Ear infections seems to be common in children.
I use custom made ear plugs when I swim and sauna. They keep the water and sweat from entering my ears. Since starting to use them, I haven’t had a case of swimmers ear.