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otitis externa - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello i need some help
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
how can I help you?
User :   ok i have some questions about Swimmer's ear
Doctor :   ok, tell me your quires?
User :   well i tried some home methods and it drained the water but know it is really sore.what should i do?
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
its also calles otits externa
Doctor :  
was ther any discharge/
User :   yea it was clear
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
is there any pain in the ear?
User :   yea when i push on it
User :   jsut a little bit
Doctor :  
do you have fever/
User :   no
Doctor :  
there may be a pimple like lesion in the canal?
Doctor :  
that is causing the pain
User :   its really swolen inside
User :   anything that will help the pain?
Doctor :  
so examination with the otoscopy is needed
Doctor :  
so you hav eto consult the specalist
Doctor :  
yes, thst is due to inflamation and infection
Doctor :  
when the wate enters the ear it swells

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