It is an infection of the auricle and external auditory canal. It occurs especially in those who enter the sea and pool very often, and those who irritate their ears while mixing. It is also known as swimmer’s ear because it is commonly seen in swimmers.
Symptoms:
It begins with the complaint of itching in the ear. This itching is followed by tenderness in the ear and earache. There is swelling, congestion, severe pain on touch in the ear canal. There may be purulent discharge.
Treatment:
First of all, the discharge from the ear canal should be cleaned. In the early period, antibiotic drops, antibiotic and pain relief medication give good results. In diabetic patients, a very severe form leading to necrosis may occur. It can be fatal if not treated in time.

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