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Otitis media

Inflammation of the middle ear (the cavity between the eardrum and the inner ear). CAUSES The inflammation occurs as the result of an upper respiratory tract infection (such as a cold) extending up the...

Otitis externa

Otitis externa

Otitis externa, also called swimmers’ ear, inflammation of the outer-ear canal that is caused by infection. CAUSES Generalized infection, affecting the whole canal and sometimes also the pinna (the external ear), may be caused...