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Swimmers Ear-Otitis Externa

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) -

Dr. Kelly McDonald is tackling another summertime problem known as swimmers ear.

The symptoms include pain in the ear and occasional drainage.

Dry ears externally after exposure to moisture and tilt your head to help the canal drain.

Prescription antibiotic drops and occasionally topical steroids can also help.

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    Dr. Kelly McDonald

    Kelly McDonald, M.D., received her medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia and completed dual residencies in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. She has practiced as a Primary Care physicianMore >>
    Rockwell Physicians of Salisbury
    804-897-6140
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