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29 Possible Causes for Erythematous Ear Canal, Large Ears, Otalgia

  • Otitis Externa

    Examination The tragus and pinna are exquisitely tender when moved The ear canal may be erythematous and dry, or it may have grey or black fungal plaques that resemble fuzzy[kidshealthwa.com] Using the chisel close to the ear drum can cause a rupture of the ear drum. The front wall of the ear canal borders the jaw joint - temporomandibular joint (TMJ).[web.archive.org] Clinical efficacy, in terms of otalgia, oedema, erythema and tenderness of the external auditory canal, was assessed before packing was applied and at follow up on the 3rd[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Otitis Externa

    […] tenderness Use pneumatic otoscopy or tympanometry, treat with systemic antibiotics Chronic otitis externa Itching is often predominant symptom, erythematous canal, lasts[aafp.org] Note the narrowing of the ear channel, the large amounts of exudate, and swelling of the outer ear.[en.wikipedia.org] Clinical efficacy, in terms of otalgia, oedema, erythema and tenderness of the external auditory canal, was assessed before packing was applied and at follow up on the 3rd[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Otitis Externa

    […] pain, no hearing loss and tympanic membrane visible Grade II Debris in ear canal (not completely occluded) and erythematous ear canal, tympanic membrane may be partially obscured[teachmesurgery.com] If there is a large amount of debris, the ear canal is best cleaned by suction under direct vision with a microscope.[ensg.co.nz] The most common symptoms related to AOE described by patients are otalgia and otorrhea. Complaints of otalgia can range from mild pruritus to severe discomfort.[contemporaryclinic.pharmacytimes.com]

  • Tympanic Membrane Perforation

    The mean air-bone gaps in ears with small volumes were 10 to 20 dB larger than in ears with large volumes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These patients had been referred to us for evaluation of chronic, mostly treatment-refractory otitis externa, which had manifested as otorrhea, otalgia, and/or pruritus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most common presenting symptom among the patients was otorrhea in 81.5%, otalgia in 72.8%, and tinnitus in 55.7%.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media

    Granulation tissue is often seen in the medial canal or middle ear space.[patient.info] A large part of the remaining species belonged to Enterobacteriaceae (23.5%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] microorganisms were-significantly more so than the others-characteristically associated with each of the following clinical features: quantity of pus drainage, mode of onset, otalgia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Fungal Otitis Externa

    Examination The tragus and pinna are exquisitely tender when moved The ear canal may be erythematous and dry, or it may have grey or black fungal plaques that resemble fuzzy[kidshealthwa.com] If there is a large amount of debris, the ear canal is best cleaned by suction under direct vision with a microscope.[ensg.co.nz] These patients had been referred to us for evaluation of chronic, mostly treatment-refractory otitis externa, which had manifested as otorrhea, otalgia, and/or pruritus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

    Erythema and edema of external auditory canal Otitis media Fever; malaise; otalgia Tympanic membrane dull, bulging, erythematous; loss of landmarks on tympanic membrane Parotitis[aafp.org] ., clicking, popping, grating, crepitus) may occur with TMD, but also occur in up to 50% of asymptomatic patients. 1 A large retrospective study (n 4,528) conducted by a single[aafp.org] A closed Eustachian tube may be responsible for the feeling of ear fullness, otalgia and serous otitis media [ 38 ].[bmcearnosethroatdisord.biomedcentral.com]

  • Otitis Media

    Ears: clean canals bilaterally, left tympanic membrane pearly grey with light reflex and visible bony landmarks.[npstudent.com] Imaging demonstrated a large mass of organized tissue.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Severe illness is defined as moderate to severe otalgia or temperature greater than 39 C, whereas nonsevere illness is defined as mild otalgia and temperature less than 39[emedicine.com]

  • Acute Otitis Media

    Ears: clean canals bilaterally, left tympanic membrane pearly grey with light reflex and visible bony landmarks.[npstudent.com] Middle ear fluid concentrations of amoxicillin after large dosages in children with acute otitis media. Pediatr Infect Dis J 1997; 16(7):710- 711. 12.[jpgmonline.com] The diagnosis is based on acute onset of symptoms such as otalgia and fever, middle ear inflammation such as erythema of the tympanic membrane, and middle ear effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Malignant Otitis Media

    […] pain, no hearing loss and tympanic membrane visible Grade II Debris in ear canal (not completely occluded) and erythematous ear canal, tympanic membrane may be partially obscured[teachmesurgery.com] Note the narrowing of the ear channel, the large amounts of exudate, and swelling of the outer ear.[en.wikipedia.org] Clinical presentation Otalgia –throbbing pain Nocturnal pain and aggravated by chewing Otorrhea – pus discharge - yellow, yellow-green, foul smelling, persistent Hearing loss[slideshare.net]

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