Summer Swimming

Swimmers ear is an infection in your outer ear canal. It is often caused by water remaining in the ear after swimming. This creates a moist environment that helps bacteria grow and cause infection. The main symptoms you will see is redness to the outer ear, warmth, and pain. Swimmers ear can usually be self-diagnosed and treated with over the counter products. You can find ear drops that will keep your ears dry as well as products that will help treat the pain if needed. Talk with one of our pharmacists if you need help finding a product.