Comprehensive Guide to Common Ear Conditions.

Understanding Common Ear Conditions

At Hear In Karingal, we encounter a variety of ear conditions. Here’s an overview of the most common ones:

Common Conditions

Wax Blockages

Earwax buildup can block the ear canal, causing discomfort and hearing loss.
Regular cleaning and professional removal can prevent complications.

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Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorder

TMJ disorder affects the jaw joint and muscles, causing pain, discomfort, and limited jaw movement.
Proper diagnosis and treatment can alleviate symptoms.

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Otitis Externa (Swimmer’s Ear)

Swimmer’s ear is an infection or inflammation of the external ear canal.
It is commonly caused by water remaining in the ear after swimming.

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Exostosis (Surfer’s Ear)

Exostosis, or Surfer’s Ear, is characterised by abnormal bone growth in the ear canal due to repeated exposure to cold water and wind.

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Sudden Hearing Loss

Sudden hearing loss occurs abruptly and can be caused by various factors, including infections, trauma, or underlying medical conditions.
Immediate medical attention is crucial.

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Meniere’s Disease

Meniere’s Disease is an inner ear disorder that causes episodes of vertigo, tinnitus, and hearing loss.
Managing symptoms through medication and lifestyle changes can improve quality of life.

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Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)

BPPV is a common cause of vertigo, characterized by brief episodes of dizziness associated with changes in head position.
Treatment often involves specific head movements.

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If you are experiencing symptoms related to any of these ear conditions, contact Hear In Karingal today to schedule an appointment with our expert audiologists.

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