Ear, Nose & Throat Community
Recurrent Ear infection/fungus?
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to ear, nose and throat issues, ear infections, nasal polyps, sore throats, and swollen glands.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Recurrent Ear infection/fungus?

I'm female in early 40's and have always had problems with ear infections.  I've had them yearly for several years and now in the last few years about 4-5 times a year.  One dr said it was a fungus.  Drops he gave me worked but now if I go swimming or even get water in my ear in the shower my ear first gets all scaley then 'plugs' up.  I thought it was the fungus returning but my dr said it was a bacterial infection that loves water not a fungus?  I'm confused as all my ear infections have been extremely painful.  Is this fungul or infection?  How can I treat it and how can I keep it from returning?
Related Discussions
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Ear, Nose & Throat Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating: What Your Closet ...
Jul 09 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Ear, Nose, Throat Answerers
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ