Category Archives: Ear

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 […]


Tinnitus

Insight into causes and treatments for tinnitus What causes tinnitus? How is tinnitus treated? What can help me cope? and more…



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