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Four year long fungal ear infection?

I have had an fungal ear infection in both ears going on four years now. My doctor and I have tried everything from fungal ear drops, to powder. I am currently just trying to deal with they symptoms because I am out of treatment options. I am drying my ears gently with blow dryer, I have a powder prescription i blow into my ears and i am going CRAZY. My doctor doesn't know what else to do for me. Anything wet just sits in my ear and makes it worse.
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Four years?  Wow!!  That's a long time to deal with this.  What about checking on an autoimmune condition.  Sometimes that can be linked to a chronic fungal issue. This article looks at risk factors for this condition:  https://www.healthline.com/health/otomycosis  It does state that for some people this becomes chronic and that you should be under the care of an otolyrangologist which is an ear doctor.   Also, do you think you have repeated exposure to fungus in your water?  Maybe get some blood work done to see if your immune system is strong as a weakened immune system is involved sometimes in a chronic fungal situation too.  https://www.cdc.gov/fungal/infections/immune-system.html
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