How can I treat swimmers ear at home?

Try these home remedies -

  1. Mix equal proportion of rubbing alcohol and distilled white vinegar. Put this mixture in a clean eyedropper bottle. Tilt head and put few drops after swimming. Pull earlobe to get the liquid into the ear canal. The alcohol kills germs and evaporates trapped water in the ear. This not only cures swimmers ear but also prevents it from happening.
  2. A few drops of mineral oil put in your ears should help especially swimmer's ear. However in case of a recent surgery or perforated eardrum, do not put anything into your ears without consulting your doctor.

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