Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
A middle ear infection (otitis media), occurs when a virus or bacteria causes the area behind the eardrum to become inflamed. It is most common in children.
A foreign object is something that is in the body but doesn't belong there. It may be inserted into the body accidentally or intentionally.
An eardrum rupture is a small hole or tear in your eardrum, or tympanic membrane. The tympanic membrane is a thin tissue that divides your middle ear and outer ear canal…
Ear barotrauma, also known as airplane ear, is a condition that causes ear discomfort when you experience pressure changes, such as altitude change.
Read about outer ear infection and its symptoms, treatments, and home remedies.
Meniere's disease is a disorder of the inner ear. It's not known what causes it, but there are a variety of treatments available to help with the symptoms.
A chronic ear infection can be either an ear infection that doesn't heal or a recurring ear infection. Your doctor will need to help you treat it.
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