Summer, Swimming, and Swimmer’s Ear
(Great info from Dr. Mom)
Although it’s not officially summer yet, it sure feels like it around here. Kids and adults alike are headed for the pools and with that, we typically see an increase in cases of Swimmer’s Ear (aka Acute Otitis Externa). If you or your child has ever had this, you know it can be quite painful and a bit annoying until the infection has cleared.
So what exactly is Swimmer’s Ear and who gets it?