What to do when you’ve got water stuck in your ears [Infographic]
Playing in water is fun for people of all ages and many people enjoy swimming, surfing and lots of other activities in water to their fullest. But, all of the splashing around can also lead to water getting trapped in your ears creating a sense fullness in either one or sometimes even both ears. When this – typically bacteria-laden – water isn’t properly drained, the warm, moist environment of the ear canal creates a perfect environment for bacteria to multiply and may cause an infection.
That’s why we put together this helpful infographic giving you essential information on what causes water to be trapped in our ears in the first place, what we can do to prevent this from happening as well as any related health issues and when it is time to see a doctor.