Exposure to excess moisture can cause several types of skin problems. The most prevalent aquatic dermatosis is a condition known as external otitis, or swimmer's ear. Swimmer's ear can be extremely uncomfortable. Until it resolves, the patient must refrain from further aquatic activities. Fortunately, it is a relatively minor otic condition that can be prevented by following simple measures.
US Pharmacist. 2001;26(8) © 2001 Jobson Publishing
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