An external ear infection refers to inflammation, irritation, or inflammation of the outer ear and external auditory canal.

An external ear infection refers to inflammation, irritation, or inflammation of the outer ear and external auditory canal. The disease is also known as swimmer’s ear – otitis externa. Symptoms such as itching in the outer ear, yellow, yellow-green and foul-smelling discharge, inflamed or foul-smelling pain, congestion are a sign of inflammation. The ear and ear canal appear reddened and swollen.The skin of the ears may appear scaly and rashy.Touching or moving the external auditory canal increases the pain. Medical treatment is applied.

What is Otitis Media?

In summer, it is necessary to exercise caution when entering the pool or the sea. Bacteria, especially in pools, cause an external ear tract infection. Among the symptoms of the disease, dec is a severe form of ear pain. However, if there is discharge from the ear, hearing loss is experienced, swelling or redness of the ear wall is observed, a specialist doctor should definitely be consulted. During the treatment period, it is necessary to keep the ear away from humid environments and even not to enter the water. If you are facing such an infection and are in the process of treatment, you should definitely stay away from places such as the sea and the pool during the process.

What Are the Causes of Otitis Media?

Among the first causes of the inflammation in question are heat and humidity.  Humid environments are an opportunity for bacteria to multiply. For this reason, infection or inflammation can easily be encountered. it is not true to say that the infection occurs only in the summer. The infection in question can be encountered almost every season. A fungus called Aspergillusniger is one of the factors that cause inflammation to occur. The symptoms caused by the bacterium together with the infection are more manifested as itching, hearing loss and pain. When swimming in the pool or at sea, a large amount of water escapes into the ear, which can lead to inflammation. Before entering the pool or the sea, you should make sure that the water in which you are going to swim is clean. In addition to all this, fungi can also multiply and cause inflammation due to allergic causes. In addition, foreign body insertion into the ear should be avoided. Because of this action, especially during ear cleaning, you can cause the ear to become infected with germs. When washing your ear, you should make sure that water does not get into the ear.

How is External Ear Infection Treated?

Medical treatment practices are performed in our clinic for external ear infection. Op.Dr. Cem Karas diagnoses the patient with complaints and treats them depending of the level of discomfort.