Ears and Summer Heat — Do Ears Sweat? Increased Chance to Get an Ear Infection?

Discussion in 'Support' started by Kriszti, Apr 17, 2020.

    1. Kriszti

      Kriszti Member Benefactor Hall of Fame

      Tinnitus Since:
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      This might be a very stupid question, but this is my first summer coming up with tinnitus. I loathe the heat and I won't be able to avoid doing a lot of yard work.

      I never used earplugs outside in temperature over 30-35 C (85-95 F), so I don't have experience. Do ears sweat? If so, in summer does having earplugs in increase a chance to get an ear infection?
    2. Mister Muso
      No Mood

      Mister Muso Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      2011 / April 2019
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Loud music
      I never noticed any problems when on holiday last year in temperatures of 35 to 40 C. I wore silicon earplugs most of the time we were out.
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