Patient Comments: Swimmer's Ear - Treatment

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What kinds of treatment, including ear drops, do you use for swimmer's ear? What works best? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: WaterBaby75, 35-44 Female Published: July 31

For pain and swelling, I use antipyrine and benzocaine otic solution USP (numbing drops for the ear). For bacterial infection, I use neomycin and polymyxin B sulfates and hydrocortisone otic (eardrops). I also used over-the-counter ibuprofen for pain along with the numbing drops. You do not want the drops to wear off and the pain to start all over again, trust me!

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