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Comment from: Shirley, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: March 21

I had excruciating pain. I've had this three times in a row. I also have swelling in my face, and ear discharge after a few days.

Comment from: 19F, 19-24 Female Published: December 28

This is extremely painful. My ear, jaw and neck are in excruciating pain. My ear is swollen and red. My neck is also swollen. I can't chew because my jaw won't shut.

Comment from: onejewell, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: November 12

I was bothered by swimmers ear for many years, treated by many doctors and various prescriptions. I finally decided to never again wash my ears with water. I started cleaning my ears with a q tip with a small amount of waterless hand cleaner and have used this now for 15 years. No more ear problems.

Comment from: seaowl, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: July 06

Painful jaw and ear area. You could not even touch that area without it hurting. Clogged ears, very little hearing. Extreme pain.


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