Avoiding Swimmer’s Ear

It’s technically referred to as acute external otitis or otitis externa, but most of us know it as Swimmer’s ear, an infection of the outer ear canal. The infection is called swimmer’s ear because it frequently develops due to water remaining in the ears after swimming. This damp environment can promote microbial growth. Swimmer’s ear…

Advice on Ear Cleaning

For many people, grabbing a cotton swab and diving into the ear canal is the accepted method of ear cleaning. You may have the best of intentions, but you’re likely doing more harm than good. And although earwax may make you feel unclean, it actually has nothing to do with personal hygiene. Earwax is vital…