Otitis Externa (Swimmer's Ear) symptoms
Otitis Externa (Swimmer's Ear)

Symptoms could include:

  • Earaches usually occur in children, but they can occur in adults as well. An earache may affect one or both ears, but the majority of the time it is in one ear.
  • Ears may be small compared to an arm or leg, but they are full of sensitive neurological fibers. As a result, ears are subject to their fair share of itching.
  • Ear discharge is any fluid that comes from the ear. It is also called otorrhea. Most of the time your ears will discharge ear wax-an oil that your body naturally produces (UMMC). Ear wax's job is to make sure that dust, bacteria, or other foreign ...
  • Communication disorders can affect how a person receives, sends, processes, and understands concepts.
  • After years of trying and failing to find a distinct relationship between type 2 diabetes and hearing loss, recent studies have confirmed that relationship. In 2008, the National Institute of Health (NIH) found that hearing loss is twice as common...
  • Rinne and Weber tests are exams that test for hearing loss. They determine whether a patient has conductive or sensorineural hearing loss.
  • Hearing impairment is when a person is unable to partially or completely hear sound in one or both ears. Hearing impairment is a common part of aging.
  • Hearing loss can be caused by many things – some reversible such as wax buildup in the ear canal or ear infections with fluid build up. Some hearing loss is irreversible – that due to mechanical problems within the ear itself, or sensorineural problems within the inner ear.
    Date:November 30, 2007
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