Get out Water from Ear – Water Trapped

Water in Ear

How to Get out Water from Ear? Swimming is the most common cause of water trapped in your ear canal from any exposure to water. Due to this, you feel the tickling sensation in your ear. Generally, the water makes its way to drains out. But if it stays in your ear, it may be caused a severe infection. This infection is called the swimmer’s ear.  

Early Symptoms of a Swimmer’s Ear Infection include:

  • Itching and redness 
  • Mild discomfort
  • Drainage of odorless fluid

Water in Ear

If you experience any of these symptoms, you should follow some quick tips and tricks to rescue your ear.

  • Jiggle Earlobe:

The first thing is to jiggle your ear gently while position your head in downward motion parallel to your shoulder.

  • Make Gravity:

Gravity should be helpful to drain out water, lay on your affected ear side for few minutes. 

  • Create a Vacuum:

Put your hand on your ear to make a vacuum and gently push it back and forth in a rapid motion. 

  • Blow Dryer:

The heat from the blow dryer can dry the water inside, but make sure to hold it a foot away and move it back and forth in the motion. 

  • Olive Oil:

 Warm some olive oil put it into any clean dropper and after putting a few drops in your ear, lie on the infected side for 8 to 10 minutes and then tilt the ear downward. 

  • Over-the-Counter Medication:

Several eardrops are also available, like over-the-counter (OTC). They are alcohol-based that moisture the ear and kill the bacteria as well.