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9 Symptoms Of Swimmer’s Ear

By, Dr. Geeta Kathuria, Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Swimmer’s ear is an infection that occurs in the ear canal that connects the eardrum to the outer ear. It is basically caused from the leftover water inside the ear after swimming. This creates an environment which facilitates a breeding ground for bacteria. Various particles…

Stuffy Ears and Inflammation of the Nasal Cavity or Turbinates: Know The Connection

By Dr. Jagdish Chaturvedi, Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) If your inflammation of the nasal cavity or turbinates are clogged, then in addition to having a blocked nose, you may also exhibit symptoms of dizziness, pain and a muffled ear sensation. The ears and the inflammation of the nasal cavity or turbinates are interconnected…

All about ear pain and hearing loss

By Dr Rajeev Nangia , Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) An earache is a problem we often have but don’t pay much attention to. Like that minor leak in the pipes which later turn into major ones, your earache might lead to a number of complications including hearing loss. You can take a look at…

5 Reasons Why Using Cotton Buds in Your Ears is a Terrible Idea. And What You Can Do About It.

By Dr Vijay Verma on Lybrate. Most of us reach for a cotton bud involuntarily whenever we feel there’s an excessive earwax build-up. Truth be told, earwax is good. It helps in preventing infection as it has antimicrobial effect. However clearing out earwax(or even water that’s entered your ear) with a…