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13 Possible Causes for Ear Discharge, Loss of Light Reflex of the Tympanic Membrane, Sinusitis

  • Acute Otitis Media

    discharge have a worse prognosis 5 and a more prolonged duration of ear pain or fever than those without ear discharge. 6 Current guidance from the UK National Institute[bmj.com] Acute sinusitis was managed in 0.9% of encounters. Antibiotics were prescribed in 71.2% of cases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] with Effusion "glue ear" Middle ear effusion Loss of TM landmarks, particularly the malleus, and light reflex on otoscopic examination.[rch.org.au]

  • Serous Otitis Media

    NIH: National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Cholesteatoma (Medical Encyclopedia) Ear discharge (Medical Encyclopedia) Ear examination (Medical Encyclopedia[icdlist.com] sinuses, we investigated the potential role of fungi in acute otitis media and serous otitis media using culture and polymerase chain reaction techniques.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Signs on examination: 1) Tympanic membrane is often dull with loss of light reflex 2) Tympanic membrane may appear bulging with air bubbles 3) Mobility of tympanic membrane[specialist-ent.com]

  • Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media

    Protracted non-healing ear discharge still remains a prominent feature of CSOM in our experience.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Frontal Sinusitis 3 3.0 2 2.0 15.[jemds.com] CSOM is a chronic inflammation of the middle ear that lasts for more than 2 weeks, and results in episodes of ear discharge.[iwanttohear.com]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Ear discharge in children presenting with acute otitis media: observational study from UK general practice. Br J Gen Pract 2010 ; 60 : 101 -5.[bmj.com] […] data suggest that previous history of acute sinusitis influences the composition of the NP microbiota, characterized by a depletion in relative abundance of specific taxa[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Otologic examination reveals a bulging, erythematous tympanic membrane with loss of light reflex and landmarks.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Serous Otitis Media

    Otorrhea or discharge coming from the middle ear may occur due to a perforated tympanic membrane or through another perforation in the ear.[ehealthhall.com] Acute otitis media (AOM) is often the main precipitating event in young children, whereas an infection of paranasal sinuses seems to be the main risk factor for the development[symptoma.com] Signs on examination: 1) Tympanic membrane is often dull with loss of light reflex 2) Tympanic membrane may appear bulging with air bubbles 3) Mobility of tympanic membrane[specialist-ent.com]

  • Common Cold

    Ear discharge in children presenting with acute otitis media: observational study from UK general practice. Br J Gen Pract 2010 ; 60 : 101 -5.[doi.org] Wikidata Jump to navigation Jump to search common viral infection of upper respiratory tract nasopharyngitis rhinopharyngitis acute coryza cold head cold acute rhinitis rhino-sinusitis[wikidata.org] Otologic examination reveals a bulging, erythematous tympanic membrane with loss of light reflex and landmarks.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Malignant Otitis Media

    […] of Ventilation Tubes 238 Water Precautions with Tympanostomy Tubes 242 Eardrops for Otorrhea 246 Ototoxicity owing to Eardrops 254 Oral Antibiotic Treatment for Purulent Ear[books.google.com] D. (1999) A focus on acute sinusitis in adults: changes in disease management. Am. J. Med . 106 , S38 - S52.[link.springer.com] Nursing Problem  Altered comfort related ear Pain.  Altered Body Temperature related to Infection  Altered hearing perception related to ear discharge  Knowledge deficit[slideshare.net]

  • Viral Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

    Ear discharge in children presenting with acute otitis media: observational study from UK general practice. Br J Gen Pract 2010 ; 60 : 101 -5.[bmj.com] OBJECTIVE: Differentiating acute bacterial sinusitis from viral upper respiratory tract infection (URI) is challenging; 20% to 40% of children diagnosed with acute sinusitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Loss of light reflex 80% of cases resolve spontaneously. Antibioitcs reduce the duration of pain, but do not reduce the risk of perforation. Amoxicillin is recommended.[almostadoctor.co.uk]

  • Otitis Media

    Culture of the ear discharge: Culture of the ear discharge may be done to determine the presence and type of the causative agent.[symptoma.com] The patient was a 32-year-old woman with bronchial asthma and chronic sinusitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] with Effusion "glue ear" Middle ear effusion Loss of TM landmarks, particularly the malleus, and light reflex on otoscopic examination.[rch.org.au]

  • Bacterial Otitis Media

    […] of Ventilation Tubes 238 Water Precautions with Tympanostomy Tubes 242 Eardrops for Otorrhea 246 Ototoxicity owing to Eardrops 254 Oral Antibiotic Treatment for Purulent Ear[books.google.de] Chronic sinusitis is caused by the same organisms associated with acute sinusitis.[enotes.tripod.com] Loss of light reflex Late findings Cartwheel TM Red bulging TM with loss of landmarks Yellow spot on TM ( antero-inferior quadrant of pars tensa) which indicates site of[amboss.com]

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