Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for men > Health-in-Motion 18 August 2016 Swimmer’s ear can be extremely painful, especially for small children Swimmer’s ear can be extremely painful, especially for small children. A fungal or bacterial infection caused by water caught in the ear canal, it typically results in swelling and some discharge. It’s easy to prevent the problem by taking care to dry the ears with a towel after swimming. If one is handy, use a hair dryer on low power to dry the ears from a distance of about 20 centimetres. Never use a cotton buds to clean or dry the ear canal. 0 More: Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for menHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Diet and nutrition Is coconut water actually good for you? Lifestyle ‘I’m a disabled man, and here’s what you’re getting wrong about Stephen Hawking’s death’ Medical How your eyes can reveal a brain tumour Lifestyle 7 shocking things your first period can tell you about your health Lifestyle Should you squat on a public toilet to avoid germs? Fitness 5 new rules of super strength From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Live healthier Effects on your brain? » 5 ways to get more seafood into your diet Mercury in fish may raise ALS risk Is it bad for your brain if you literally never eat fish? Calling all grown-ass picky eaters! Eeewwww! » ‘Why is my cough worse at night?’ SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body Can you get sick if someone coughs on you? The fine saliva mist emitted by a cough remains suspended in the air for up to 10 minutes.