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otitis media

Otitis media with effusion

Simvastatin Otitis media with effusion (OME) is the persistence of fluid in the middle ear for a period of 3 months or more. It is also referred to as ‘glue...

tinnitus

Tinnitus

Tinnitus Tinnitus, the complaint of noises in the ears, is common and difficult to relieve. The tinnitus may be constant or intermittent and usually varies in its intensity and character....

Otosclerosis

Otosclerosis Otosclerosis, usually an hereditary disorder, causes abnormal bone to be formed around the stapes footplate, preventing its normal movement. Conductive deafness then results. More rarely, the bone of the...

Acute Otitis Media

Acute Otitis Media Acute otitis media, acute inflammation of the middle-ear cavity, is a common condition and is frequently bilateral. It occurs most commonly in children and it is important...

Hearing Tests for Adults

Hearing Tests Voice tests and tuning fork tests are easily carried out in a doctor’s office with little or no equipment. Voice tests A good idea of how well a...