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What is the cause and treatment for ear infection?

Hi. I have an ear infection that I got from swimming. My doctor said that it s a fungal infection, and that it will be hard to get rid of. I have been feeling sharp pains in my ear for the past 3 days and when I push on my tragus, its incredibly painful. I have been putting anti-fungal medicine. How long do you think it might take until the infection goes away? And why is it so painful when I push my hand on my ear? What should I do to help make the infection go away?
Wed, 17 Sep 2014
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hello, thanks for your query, you requir 4 weeks treatment for fungal infection. avoid water per ear.visit your want surgeon for ear cleaning weekly once. hope I have answered your query. all the best. take care.
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