New Delhi, May 9 -- Pain in the ears is often owing to an ear infection where if the infection is in the outer ear or ear canal, it is known as otitis externa or swimmer's ear but are you aware that swimmer's ear is not similar to the middle ear infections, known as otitis media, commonly seen among children? Moreover, a swimmer's ear is rarely fatal but can become serious if it spreads to other areas around the ear, such as the skull and can be treated with the help of an expert.

In an interview with HT Lifestyle, Dr Rinky Kapoor, Consultant Dermatologist, Cosmetic Dermatologist and Dermato-Surgeon at The Esthetic Clinics, explained, "This condition can strike anyone irrespective of his/her age group. It is not only seen in people who s...