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# Select the correct answer and write it on the line provided. The medical term for the condition commonly known as swimmer’s ear is _________. otalgia, otitis, otomycosis, otopyorrhea

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$Otitis$ or more specifically, $otitis$ $externa$ is more commonly called as swimmer's ear. It is an infection of the ear canal and can be caused by bacteria or fungi. It is called swimmer's ear because it is more prevalent in kids who stay in the water for long periods of time. The increased moisture in the ear can cause the skin to break down and be more susceptible to infection.