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    Swimmer's Ear (Acute Otitis Externa) Research Study
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    Accelovance posted:
    You don't have to be a swimmer to get swimmer's ear.

    If you are experiencing pain, itching or swelling of the outer ear, you may have a type of ear infection called acute otitis externa (AOE), also known as swimmer's ear. While swimmer's ear is most commonly caused by swimming, it can also it can also occur from the use of hearing ads, headphones (or "earbuds") and various types of hearing protection.

    Local doctors in your area are conducting a research study for safety and effectiveness of investigational antibiotic drops for swimmer's ear. Individuals 6 months of age or older with swimmers ear may be eligible to participate.

    Qualified participants will receive study-related medical evaluations and investigational medication at no cost. Reimbursement for time and travel may also be provided.

    To learn more about this local research study, contact:

    Accelovance
    (321)-259-3880
    [email protected]
    1600 W. Eau Galle Blvd, #102,
    Melbourne, FL 32935
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