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Otitis Externa At ENT Delhi

Otitis externa, also called swimmer’s ear, is inflammation of the ear canal. It often presents with ear pain, swelling of the ear canal, and occasionally decreased hearing.Typically there is pain with movement of the outer ear. A high fever is typically not present except in severe cases.

Otitis externa may be acute (lasting less than six weeks) or chronic (lasting more than three months).

 

Otitis Externa

Otitis Externa At ENT Delhi

 Acute cases are typically due to bacterial infection, and chronic cases are often due to allergies and autoimmune disorders.The most common cause of Otitis externa is bacterial. Risk factors for acute cases include swimming, minor trauma from cleaning, using hearing aids and ear plugs, and other skin problems, such as psoriasis and dermatitis.

People with diabetes are at risk of a severe form of 
malignant otitis externa. Diagnosis is based on the signs and symptoms.Culturing the ear canal may be useful in chronic or severe cases.

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