Archive for the ‘Ear Clinic’ Category

Outer Ear Infections

October 4th, 2017 by admin in Ear Clinic Comments Off on Outer Ear Infections

Summer is coming. We are all looking forward to the beach and swimming. This is the season that we are more likely to get outer ear infections. Outer ear infections or otitis externa are usually caused when people swim in water with high bacteria counts and there is some minor injury in the ear canal […]

Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJ) in Otolaryngology

September 21st, 2017 by admin in Ear Clinic Comments Off on Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJ) in Otolaryngology

Jaw joint dysfunction is a common cause of earache. Earache, headache, neck pain caused by TMJ is often called myofascial pain syndrome. The chewing muscles are large. They have a large attachment to the side of your face and neck. If the jaw joint is out of alignment, you can get altered tension causing discomfort […]

Ear, Nose and Throat Manifestations in Pregnancy

September 14th, 2015 by admin in Ear Clinic, ENT & Pregnancy, Nose Clinic, Pregnancy, Throat Clinic Comments Off on Ear, Nose and Throat Manifestations in Pregnancy

Ear, Nose and Throat Manifestations in Pregnancy A significant number of changes occur throughout the body of a female during pregnancy. Although most of these processes produce no harm to the expectant mother or foetus, some can become pathological. The hormonal and physiological processes that take place during this period may affect the ear, nose […]

Otitis Media and Antibiotics

April 21st, 2015 by admin in Ear Clinic, Paediatric Otolaryngology Comments Off on Otitis Media and Antibiotics

Otitis media is the second most common disorder in the paediatric age groups, secondary only to upper respiratory infections. The majority of otitis media is thought to be viral primarily. Otitis media presents with pain in the ear (otalgia), systematic symptoms such as fever, and impaired hearing acuity in older children who are able to […]

Grommets in Children: Clinical Practice Guidelines

March 6th, 2015 by admin in Ear Clinic, Paediatric Otolaryngology Comments Off on Grommets in Children: Clinical Practice Guidelines

Clinicians should distinguish the child with OME who is at risk for speech, language, or learning problems from other children with OME, and should more promptly evaluate hearing, speech, language, and the need for intervention, including grommets. Risk factors for developmental difficulties (delay or disorder) include: permanent hearing loss independent of OME, suspected or confirmed […]

Hearing Problems in Pregnancy

March 1st, 2015 by admin in Ear Clinic, ENT & Pregnancy, Pregnancy Comments Off on Hearing Problems in Pregnancy

Are you suffering from hearing problems in pregnancy? We have listed a few common ear manifestations which may occur during pregnancy. Tinnitus Tinnitus is the most common auditory complaint during pregnancy with proposed theories of pathogenesis including hyper dynamic circulation, increase in Perilymph fluid pressure, and hormonal changes. Various studies have suggested that up to […]

Vertigo

February 20th, 2015 by admin in Ear Clinic Comments Off on Vertigo

What is Vertigo? Vertigo is a special type of dizziness or unsteadiness. There is an hallucination of motion and that motion is characterized by a sensation of rotation or spinning. Sitting up or moving around tends to make the symptoms worse. Occasionally vertigo is severe enough to cause nausea and vomiting. When it comes to […]