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If I have diving ear pain, how long should I wait before going on another dive?

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To avoid serious hearing loss or other problems, don’t go on another dive until your diving ear pain goes away or your doctor says it’s OK.

From: Diving Ear Pain Treatment WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Divers Alert Network: "Diving Medicine Alert: Guide to Avoiding Ear and Sinus Injuries in Scuba Diving" and "Divers Guide to Ears."

FamilyDoctor.org: "Scuba Diving Safety."

U.S. Navy Diving Manual , Brookside Associates, 2006.

Diving Ear Pain Information from eMedicineHealth .

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on January 29, 2018

SOURCES:

Divers Alert Network: "Diving Medicine Alert: Guide to Avoiding Ear and Sinus Injuries in Scuba Diving" and "Divers Guide to Ears."

FamilyDoctor.org: "Scuba Diving Safety."

U.S. Navy Diving Manual , Brookside Associates, 2006.

Diving Ear Pain Information from eMedicineHealth .

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on January 29, 2018

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