Category: Ear Care

Blackheads in ear are similar to those found on T zone of the face. A person having blackhead only knows how distressing and annoying it is to have them on face or in the ears. Although blackheads on ears do …

Cauliflower ear is the name given to deformed ear caused due to blunt injury. It is often seen among boxers, wrestlers and people playing martial arts. Blunt trauma causes collection of blood (blood clot) between the skin and cartilage of …

Since few decades, statins has become a popular weapon in medicinal armament against high level of cholesterol. Statins are group of drugs which can lower LDL cholesterol (Bad cholesterol) circulating in blood. Often doctors prescribe statins to people suffering from …

Why me? It may be the obvious question that you may ask yourself or the doctor when there is intense itching in the ear caused due to eczema in ears. Perhaps you may not be aware, that you are not …

Patulous Eustachian tube (PET) is a rare benign middle ear problem characterized by fullness in ear, autophony, hearing disturbances and in some cases vertigo. Autophony is hearing of self generated sound. This means, the sound produced while breathing, heart sounds, …

Ear is an important organ in our body without which hearing would have been a distant possibility. It is connected to the brain by auditory nerve. Ear is divided into three parts; external ear, middle ear and inner ear. Most …

You may have heard many people complaining of pain in their knees, hips and ankles during and after running. It is uncommon to hear about pain in ears while running, but it is true. Many people complain of annoying sharp …

Dandruff is an annoying itchy skin problem experienced by many people regardless of their age. When we talk about dandruff, the first thing that strikes in our mind is dandruff of scalp and hair. But it also affects other areas …

Vibration in ear is a common problem faced by many individuals. It is a type of ringing sound in the ear that persists throughout day and night in some people. Many people experience it only in silence zone or when …

Crackling sound in ear is not normal. It may indicate something wrong with your ears. Though a common problem, crackling sound in the ear can cause lot of annoyance and distress for the sufferer. This unusual sound usually occurs when …

Earlobe infection is often caused due to the staphylococcus strain of bacteria, which infects the earlobe skin and causes redness, pain and swelling at the site. The infection can be attributed to a host of factors including an injury caused …

Eardrum is a thin tympanic membrane that lies between the outer ear and middle ear. The eardrum vibrates when sound waves enter the ear canal. Nerve cells lying in the middle ear and inner ear transmit this sound wave to …

Vertigo is defined as sensation of rotation of the patient or his surroundings. In benign positional vertigo, the patient experiences sudden spinning sensation whenever he turns or moves his head. It is the commonest symptom of vertigo. Benign position vertigo …

When the sensory nerves supplying the ear get damaged it gives a numb feeling in the ear. As the name suggests, sensory nerves supply to the skin surface in different parts of the body. Any type of sensation whether hot, …

Hearing loss is categorized into conductive hearing loss and sensorineural hearing loss. Conductive hearing loss is associated with reduced air bone conduction, which results in hearing loss. On the other hand sensorineural hearing loss is associated with normal air and …

The ears are the organs responsible for a person’s sense of hearing. The ears are protected by a thin layer of earwax also known as cerumen. Cerumen helps protect the ears from harmful pathogens, cleans the ears, lubricates the ears, …

An ear discharge can mean that the person may be suffering from ear infection or a ruptured eardrum. Ear discharge and its color itself is a symptom that something is wrong in the ear. Ear discharge can happen to both …

Ear coning is an ear-cleaning process used to take out ear wax and other particles inside the ear. This method is a folk medicine used by Chinese, Tibetans, Indians and Egyptians. Other claimed benefits include spiritual cleansing and realignment of …

Pain felt on the outer ear portion can be felt in various levels, from the mild form to the severe type. It is helpful to determine outer ear pain causes to encourage people to provide better care for their ears. …

Throbbing in ear is a common condition affecting many people, young and old alike. Often the child suddenly starts crying in the middle of the night with throbbing pain in the ear. He may be too small to tell you, …