Acute Otitis Externa (Swimmer’s Ear)

/ February 17, 2015/ Ear Care, Ear Conditions & Hygiene/ 6 comments

Acute Otitis Externa (Swimmer’s Ear) Ryan S. Jackson, MD Fellow in Head and Neck Oncology Acute otitis externa (AOE) is commonly referred to as “swimmer’s ear.” AOE is an inflammatory disease of the external auditory canal and may extend to the pinna itself. As its name states, it occurs acutely with an onset of 48 hours. It is characterized by

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Ear Care

/ February 10, 2015/ Ear Care, Ear Conditions & Hygiene/ 12 comments

Ear Care Raghuvir B. Gelot M.D. F.A.C.S. Otolaryngology, Vidant Roanoke Chowan Hospital About the author: Dr. Raghuvir B. Gelot graduated from the Baroda Medical College, Gujarat, India in 1967. He works in Ahoskie, NC and specializes in Otolaryngology. Dr. Gelot is affiliated with Vidant Roanoke Chowan Hospital. 202 NC Hwy 42 West Ahoskie, N.C. 27910 (252)332-5917 Structure and function

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What’s With the Wax?

/ February 3, 2015/ Ear Care, Ear Conditions & Hygiene/ 16 comments

What’s With the Wax? Jonathan M. Lee, MD Assistant Professor, Dept. of Otorhinolaryngology Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA About the author: Jonathan M. Lee is Assistant Professor of Clinical Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, Department: Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery Ear wax, or cerumen, is naturally produced by our bodies, specifically the cells

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