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Forum: Ear Conditions

Ear conditions are the various types of infections occurring when a viral or bacterial infection affects the middle ear or the sections of the ear at the back of the eardrum. The conditions can be painful because of the build up of fluid or because of inflammation in the middle ear, and can be acute or chronic. This is the forum for discussing anything related to this health condition

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  1. Acoustic neuroma is a tumor or non-cancerous (benign) growth in the brain, growing on the vestibulocochlear nerve, which controls balance and hearing. This is the forum for discussing anything related to this health condition

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  2. Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is the inner ear disorder, characterized by changes in the position of the head, with positional vertigo as symptoms of repeated episodes. This is the forum for discussing anything related to BPPV

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  3. Cholesteatoma is an abnormal growth of the skin in the middle ear behind the eardrum. Pulling inward or tear and/or repeated infections of the eardrum can allow skin into the middle ear. Usually, cholesteatomas develops as pouches or cysts, shedding old skin layers, which build up inside the middle ear. This is the forum for discussing anything related to this health condition

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  4. Otitis media (OM) is the inflammation of the middle ear, usually accompanied by ear pain, and the two main types are otitis media with effusion (OME) and acute otitis media (AOM). This may lead to pulling at the ear, poor sleep and increased crying in young children. This is the forum for discussing anything related to OM

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  5. Mastoiditis is the bacterial-caused infection of the bone which sits behind the ear, known as mastoid bone. The bone consists of air spaces which help in draining the middle ear. It develops with the inflammation or infection of the mastoid cells, usually by otitis media (an unresolved middle ear infection). This is the forum for discussing anything related to this health condition

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  6. Swimmer's ear is a painful condition caused by the inflammation, irritation, or infection of the ear, with symptoms generally occurring after water is trapped in the ear, with subsequent spread of fungal organisms or bacteria. In young children, this may lead to poor sleep, pulling at the ear and increased crying. This is the forum for discussing anything related to this health condition

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  7. Tinnitus is the sensation of hearing buzzing, ringing, hissing, whistling, chirping or other sounds. The noise can vary in loudness, and can be continuous or intermittent. This is the forum for discussing anything related to this health condition

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  8. Vestibular Disorders are the conditions characterized by the damage of the vestibular system, which includes the parts of the brain and the inner ear, responsible for helping to control balance and the movements of the eyes, and the vestibular disorders most commonly diagnosed include labyrinthitis or vestibular neuritis, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), secondary endolymphatic hydrops, Ménière's disease, and perilymph fistula. This is the forum for discussing anything related to this health condition

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  1. When to call a doctor if you have ear infection

    Started by heytech, 10-22-2015 10:21 AM
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  2. What increases your risk of ear infection?

    Started by heytech, 10-22-2015 10:20 AM
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  3. What are the dangers of ear infection?

    Started by heytech, 10-22-2015 10:19 AM
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  4. Can ear infection be treated?

    Started by heytech, 10-22-2015 10:17 AM
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  5. What are the symptoms of ear infection?

    Started by heytech, 10-22-2015 10:15 AM
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  6. Can surgery be used to treat ear infection?

    Started by heytech, 10-22-2015 10:14 AM
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  7. How can you prevent ear infection?

    Started by heytech, 10-22-2015 10:13 AM
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  8. All about ear infection

    Started by heytech, 10-22-2015 10:11 AM
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  9. What are the tests for fluid buildup?

    Started by heytech, 10-22-2015 10:09 AM
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  10. What are the medications for ear infection?

    Started by heytech, 10-22-2015 10:08 AM
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  11. Home treatment methods for ear infection

    Started by heytech, 10-22-2015 10:06 AM
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  12. What are the exams and tests for ear infection?

    Started by heytech, 10-22-2015 10:05 AM
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  13. What are the causes of fluid build-up in the ear?

    Started by heytech, 10-22-2015 10:04 AM
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  14. Causes of ear infection

    Started by heytech, 10-22-2015 10:03 AM
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