Ear Infections - Outer Ear (swimmer’s ear)
Infections in the outer ear can be very painful. Treatment with a small sponge placed in the ear and ear drops can be very successful. Usually within a couple of days. Sometimes, fungus causes outer ear infections. These usually cause more itch and ear blockage. Cleaning of the ear by an ear doctor is very important, as well as prescription of specially prepared antifungal drops that can give the relief one needs.