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Acoustic Trauma
An injury to the hearing mechanisms within the inner ear, caused by excessively loud noise. Acoustic trauma can be caused by a sudden and powerful sound like an explosion. Explosions often lead to damaged ear drums and consequently conductive hearing loss. Many people have experienced a period of reduced hearing after exposure to loud sounds, for example after a concert ...
Otitis Externa; Chronic
A disorder in which there is infection or inflammation of the external ear and ear canal. Swimmer's ear (otitis externa) is fairly common, affecting 4 out of 1,000 people, mostly teenagers and young adults.
Otitis Media; Chronic
A disorder involving inflammation and/or infection of the structures of the middle ear.
Aural Polyps
Aural Polyps is a condition in which growth takes place in external ear canal. The growth is benign and fleshy and arises from surface lining of tympanic membrane or glands of the external ear canal.
Benign Ear Cyst Or Tumor
Benign ear cyst basically indicates the nonmalignant lumps or growths in the pinna or ear canal. These benign tumors may also be found in other parts of the ear. These benign tumors can be found even behind the ears and on the scalp of the patient. Bony tumors may also be seen in the ear canals.
Choanal Atresia
Choanal Atresia, a congenital condition, is characterized by blocking or narrowing of the either 1 or both nasal cavities. Statistically, 1 out of 7000-8000 live births is affected from the condition. Females are more prone towards the condition. Choanal Atresia is considered as one of the most common nasal abnormalities among newborn babies.
Ear Barotrauma
Ear barotraumas is a condition that results in damaging of the ear due to development of certain pressure differences between the outside and inside of the eardrum. The condition commonly occurs when a person experiences altitude changes like driving on the mountains, scuba diving, etc. If a person is experiencing congested nose due to cold, allergies, upper respiratory infections, etc ...
Eustachian Tube Patency
Eustachian tube is a tube that is 3-4 cm long and runs from the nasal cavity to the behind the eardrum. Eustachian tube patency is a condition defines that how much Eustachian tube is constantly open. The tube helps in controlling the pressure behind the middle ear space and the eardrum. Patulous eustachian tube is the alternative name of the ...
Fusion Of The Ear Bones
Bones of the inner ear are -- incus, malleus, and stapes bones that help in transmitting sound. Fusion of the ear bones is the joining of the incus, malleus, and stapes.
An ear disorder present with irritation and swelling in inner ear
Mastoiditis is an infection of the part of temporal bone of the skull that is behind the ear, it contains open and air-containing spaces. It is a leading cause of child mortality. The infection spread to the surrounding structures including the brain and causes serious complications, if it is not treated. In this disease, an ear infection spreads to the ...
Meniere'S Disease
Ménière's disease is a disorder of the inner ear that affects hearing and balance. It is followed by dizziness and progressive hearing loss, usually in one ear. It is caused by lymphatic channel dilation.
Occupational Hearing Loss
Occupational hearing loss is loss of hearing ability of inner ear due to occupation or some kind of entertainment.
Otitis is general term used for any kind of inflammation, swelling or infection in ear.
Otitis Externa; Acute
Ear infections are common . Otitis externa; acute is a condition in which infection and inflammation of middle ear takes place. The condition is referred as acute because it is painful and occurs in short periods. The condition is five times more likely to occur in swimmers as compared to non-swimmers. The infection is common in children in between the ...
Malignant Otitis Externa
Malignant otitis externa is a disorder related to inflammation and damage of the bones and cartilage at the base of the skull. Otitis externa also called as swimmer's ear is an inflammation of the outer ear and ear canal. The skin of ear canal swells and becomes painful or tender to touch.
Otitis Media; Acute
Otitis media; acute can be referred as viral or bacterial infection of the middle ear. The infection normally takes place in the middle ear which becomes inflamed. Behind the eardrum, the middle ear is located. Due to the infection, the ear becomes red with bulging eardrum. The condition is common in children as compared to adults. In adults, swimmers experience ...
Otosclerosis is a condition in which abnormal bone growth takes place in the middle ear that results in hearing loss. It is believed that those people who are suffering from the condition have abnormal sponge like bone that grows in the middle ear. Otosclerosis is counted as the most common cause of hearing loss (middle ear) in young adults. The ...
Petrositis is a condition in which inflammation of temporal bone takes place. The temporal bone is a bone present in the skull, surrounding the ear. Sometimes, it happens that inflammation spreads to the inner ear also and causes infection. Although, the condition causes pain and discomfort, it is easy to treat. The condition is sometimes associated with middle ear infection ...
Ruptured Or Perforated Eardrum
The ruptured eardrum is the medical term indicating the opening in the tympanic membrane (eardrum) of the patient.

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