Chronic Middle Ear Infection tests
Chronic Middle Ear Infection

Tests could include:

  • History and Physical Exam
  • Ear Exam
  • Tympanometry
  • Acoustic Reflectometry
  • Audiometry
  • Fluid microscopy, culture and sensitivities
  • Complete Blood Count (CBC) Test
  • Middle ear exploration through postauricular or ear canal incision
  • Biopsy of Middle Ear
  • Computed tomography of mastoid (procedure)
  • X-Ray of Mastoids
  • Your doctor will perform an ear examination, or otoscopy, if you have an earache, an ear infection, hearing loss, ringing in your ears, or any other ear-related symptoms. The test can be used to diagnose an ear infection or to see if treatments fo...
  • Tympanometry provides a way, along with a physical exam, for doctors to diagnose and monitor problems with the middle ear. It can help with diagnosing disorders that can lead to hearing loss, especially in children. The test measures your ear's re...
  • An audiometry exam tests how well a person's hearing functions. The test covers both intensity and tone of sounds to determine how well a person can hear. It is used to diagnose hearing loss. The test is administered by an audiologist-a doctor who...
  • A complete blood count, or CBC, is an easy and very common test that screens for certain disorders that can affect your health. A CBC measures several components of your blood and can help diagnose a broad range of conditions, from anemia and infe...
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