What are the symptoms for Otitis externa (swimmer's ear)?

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The symptoms for Otitis externa (swimmer's ear) include the following:


  • ear pain or abnormality
  • would you describe your ear pain or abnormality as painful?
  • is your ear pain or discomfort triggered or worsened by pulling on the ear?
  • ear discharge
  • skin redness
  • fever
  • jaw problem or discomfort
  • headache

You don't have to have all of the symptoms above to be diagnosed with Otitis externa (swimmer's ear). Take the diagnostic quiz to determine whether you may have this disease.