Ears

Hearing and balance are critical to how we conduct our daily lives. ENT specialists treat conditions such as ear infection, hearing loss, dizziness, ringing in the ears (called tinnitus), ear, face, or neck pain, and more.

Ears Conditions

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, or BPPV, is the most common inner ear problem and cause of vertigo, or false sense of spinning.

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Cholesteatoma is an abnormal skin growth or skin cyst trapped behind the eardrum, or the bone behind the ear.

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Hearing loss can be broadly separated into two categories: conductive and sensorineural (damage to tiny hair cells in the inner ear).

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Earaches can be due to a problem with the ear or structures close to the ear. The pain may be dull, sharp, or burning and can occur in one or both ears. It may be constant or come and go.

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Ear problems are one of the most common medical complaints of airplane travelers and divers.

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Earwax, called cerumen, is produced by special wax-forming glands located in the skin of the outer one-third of the ear canal.

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Ménière’s disease (also called idiopathic endolymphatic hydrops) is one of the most common causes of dizziness originating in the inner ear.

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Over 50 million Americans have experienced tinnitus, or ringing in ears, which is the perception of sound without an external source being present.

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SPOTLIGHT

Conductive Hearing Loss

Conductive hearing loss results when there is any problem in delivering sound energy to your cochlea, the hearing part in the inner ear.

Earwax (Cerumen Impaction)

Earwax, called cerumen, is produced by special wax-forming glands located in the skin of the outer one-third of the ear canal.

Tinnitus

Over 50 million Americans have experienced tinnitus, or ringing in ears, which is the perception of sound without an external source being present.

It's All Connected

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