Sometimes, swimming can lead to a case of swimmers ear. Thats when your outer ear gets infected, causing swelling and pain. This happens when water gets stuck in your ear canal. This can irritate the skin, making it easier for bacteria to invade the skin and cause an infection. If you think you have swimmers ear, your mom or dad needs to call the doctor. Special ear drops can help you get rid of it.To prevent swimmers ear, dry your ears after swimming and shake out excess water, especially if you feel it stuck in there. Again, with your parents help, special ear drops can dry out any moisture in there. Drying your ears will keep you and your ears in the swim!