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Otitis externa is a common ear infection that is also known as swimmer's ear. It develops in the inner ear. In some cases, otitis externa can spread to the outer ear and surrounding tissue, including the bones of the jaw and face. This i[read article]

Tests for Malignant Otitis Externa

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A cranial CT scan of the head is a diagnostic tool used to create detailed pictures of the skull, brain, paranasal sinuses, and eye sockets. CT stands for computed ...  More
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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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X-Ray of Mastoids
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A computerized tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of your body. CT scans are used to examine your bones and soft tissues f...  More
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An erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) test does not diagnose one specific condition. Instead, it helps your doctor determine whether you are experiencing inflamma...  More
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Medical Procedures for Malignant Otitis Externa

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Pain Management
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Keep Blood Glucose under Control
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Red blood cells travel throughout your body, carrying necessary nutrients and gases where they need to go. One thing the red blood cells carry is oxygen, which your...  More
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Surgical Procedures for Malignant Otitis Externa

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Debridement of Auditory Canal
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Prescribed Medications for Malignant Otitis Externa

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PIPERACILLIN (pi PER a sil in) is a penicillin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other vira...  More
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