Category Archives: Ear

Managing swimmers ear

If you are struggling with a blockage in the ear that causes sounds to become muffled or difficult to hear, you may be dealing with a condition known as otitis externa, more commonly referred to as “Swimmer’s ear.” Swimmer’s ear is an infection that happens within the ear canal. The ear canal is a warm […]


What causes swimmer’s ear and what can be done to treat it?

Dr. Payam Daneshrad and his team at Daneshrad Clinic in Torrance and Santa Monica, California see patients with many issues regarding the ear, nose, and throat. Certain conditions, such as swimmer’s ear, are common and sometimes require assistance from our medical team. Swimmer’s ear, medically known as acute otitis externa, is a painful condition that […]


Ear Infections and Earache

Ear Infections and Earache What Is Otitis Media? Otitis media means inflammation of the middle ear. The inflammation occurs as a result of a middle ear infection. It can occur in one or both ears. Otitis media is the most frequent diagnosis recorded for children who visit physicians for illness. It is also the most […]


Swimmer's Ear

Insight into acute otitis externa What causes swimmer’s ear? What are the signs and symptoms? How is swimmer’s ear treated? and more…


Exostoses

Exostosis is the medical term for an abnormal growth of bone within the ear canal. It is more commonly referred to as surfer’s ear.


Eustachian Tube Dysfunction

Eustachian Tube Dysfunction The ear is divided into three parts: the external ear includes the visible part of the ear (the pinna) and the ear canal; the middle ear is the air-filled space behind the eardrum that contains the three middle ear bones (the ossicles); and the inner ear contains the sensory organs of hearing […]


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