hearing loss

Can oxygen restore hearing?

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy seemed to show a benefit for those who experience sudden hearing loss, but the extent of the

Ear infections – otitis media

Otitis media is inflammation of the middle ear. If this becomes infected, it can cause lots of trouble. The infection


What is tinnitus Tinnitus is ringing or other noise in the ear(s) or head. It is a symptom of an


What is an audiogram? The results of a patient’s hearing screening are illustrated on a graph called an audiogram. An

Eardrum perforation

A perforated eardrum happens when you have a perforation (a tear, or rupture) of the eardrum. Your eardrum is a

Swimmer’s ear (otitis externa)

What is swimmer's ear? Swimmer's ear is infection of the lining of the outer ear canal. Other names for it

Meniere’s disease

Meniere’s disease is a condition that affects the inner ear. There are 4 typical symptoms associated with Meniere’s disease: spontaneous,

Ear problems

There are many different types of ear problems. For example, ear pain may be caused by infections of the tonsils,

Ear anatomy

Your ears are not just for hearing — they are also important for controlling position sense and balance. Each ear

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