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Updated 22 July 2015

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When washing your hair, prevent excess water from entering your ear by holding your head forward with your chin on your chest; this will ensure minimal water entering your ear.

If you suffer from regular ear infections, best would be not to wash your hair in the shower but rather over a sink or bathtub.

Folding the shell of your ear over the canal when rinsing will also prevent water entering the canal.

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