What is the outcome for outer ear infections?
In most cases, outer ear infections only cause mild discomfort and clear in about seven to 10 days when treated with ear drops. However, infections can also last for weeks at a time or keep coming back, particularly if left untreated. Complications usually only occur in people who have a weakened immune system or an underlying medical condition.
Author: Lauren Donley
First answered: 18 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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