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Glossary for Earache

Medical terms related to Earache or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abscess: This is an area of puss collected in a cavity which is constituted by necrotised tissue
  • Acute Tracheitis: Tracheitis is a bacterial infection of the trachea and is capable of producing airway obstruction
  • Acute sinusitis: An acute inflammation of the sinuses
  • Adenoiditis: Infection of the adenoids in the nasal-throat region
  • Ataxia Telangiectasia: A rare inherited childhood disorder involving progressive degeneration of the nervous system.
  • Barotrauma: Damage to the lungs, ear or sinuses caused by rapid or extreme changes in air pressure.
  • Basal cell carcinoma: Basal cell carcinoma is a slow-growing form of skin cancer.
  • Bell's palsy: A one sided muscle paralysis of sudden onset due to a problem with the facial nerve
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Boil: Infected puseous hair follicle on the skin
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Cellulitis: inflammation of the subcutaneous fat
  • Cholesteatoma: Uncommon middle ear condition
  • Chronic laryngotracheitis: It is inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the larynx, which is located in the upper part of the respiratory tract and the trachea which may cause respiratory obstruction.
  • Cold-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to the common cold.
  • Common symptoms: The most common symptoms
  • Dental abscess: Abscess of tooth, gum, or jawbone
  • Dental caries: Decay of the teeth
  • Dental conditions: Conditions that affect ones dentition
  • Ear conditions: Any condition that affects the ear
  • Ear discharge: Discharge of fluid from the ear
  • Ear foreign body: Having a "foreign body" stuck inside the ear
  • Ear infection: Infection of the ear - may involve the middle and inner ear.
  • Ear pain: Pain due to lesions related to the external ear or radiating pain from middle and inner ear.
  • Ear symptoms: Symptoms affecting the ear or hearing
  • Ear wax: Buildup of wax (cerumen) inside the ear canal
  • Earache: Pain in the ear called "otalgia"
  • Earache in children: Earache in children refers to a child who complains of discomfort or pain in the ear.
  • Earlobe conditions: Conditions that affect the earlobe
  • Eczema: Skin rash usually from allergic causes.
  • Eustachian tube disorders: Any disorder that affects the Eustachian tubes of the ear
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Flucloxacillin -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Flucloxacillin (an antibiotic) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Furuncles: a furuncle is an infection of a hair follicle
  • Glossopharyngeal neuralgia: A condition which is characterized by sever pain that originates on the side of the throat and extends to the ear
  • Glue ear: A condition which affects the ear and is characterized by a chronic accumulation of the fluid leading to a loss of hearing
  • Head injury: Any injury that occurs to the head
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Headache: Pain affecting the head or brain area.
  • Herpes zoster oticus: Facial and auditory effects of herpes zoster
  • Injury: Any damage inflicted in the body
  • Jaw conditions: Conditions affecting the temporomandibular joint (the jaw).
  • Jaw symptoms: Symptoms affecting the jaw
  • Laryngeal carcinoma: Cancer of the laryngeal area. Smoking and alcohol increase the risk of this cancer.
  • Larynx Cancer: Cancer of the voice box or nearby areas.
  • Larynx symptoms: Symptoms affecting the larynx (voice box) in the neck
  • Mastoiditis: Inflammation of a bone behind the ear
  • Measles: Once common viral infection now rare due to vaccination.
  • Mesalamine -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Mesalamine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Middle ear infection: An infection which occurs in the middle ear
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Mumps: An acute viral disease that causes the salivary glands to become swollen, sore and inflamed. Immunization had greatly reduced the incidence of this disease.
  • Ménière's disease: Ear fluid disorder causing balance problems.
  • Neck symptoms: Symptoms affecting the neck
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurodermatitis: Lichen simplex chronicus refers to thickened itchy skin that results from persistently rubbing or scratching an area of skin.
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • Oral cancer: Cancer (malignant) of the lip or inside the mouth.
  • Otitis externa: Infection of the outer ear canal
  • Oxcarbazepine -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Oxcarbazepine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Pain: Any type of pain sensation symptoms.
  • Perforated eardrum: Hole occurring in the eardrum
  • Perichondritis: Inflammation of cartilage and surrounding soft tissue.
  • Pharyngitis: Inflammation of the pharynx.
  • Quinsy: Tonsil abscess
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections: A very contagious viral infection that causes respiratory diseases. It generally only causes common cold-like symptoms in adults but can be serious in young children, infants, the elderly and people with a weakened immune system.
  • Rodent ulcer: Facial ulcer not actually related to rodents
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Sensory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sensory systems.
  • Serratia ear infection: Ear infection caused by bacteria from the Serratia genus. These bacteria are a rare cause of infection.
  • Shingles: Infectious viral infection occuring years after chickenpox infection.
  • Sinusitis: Inflammation of the sinus passages (as a symptom)
  • Skin cancer: The occurrence of a malignancy that is located on the skin
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Spine symptoms: Symptoms affecting the spine
  • Squamous Cell Skin Cancer: Aggressive skin cancer arising due to sun exposure; lesions are locally invasive to surrounding tissues and may metastasise
  • TMJ Syndrome: Disorder of the jaw joint
  • Teeth grinding: Grinding teeth when asleep
  • Temporal arteritis: Inflamed head artery causing headache.
  • Tempormandibular joint pain: Temporomandibular joint pain occurs as a result of problems with the jaw, jaw joint, and surrounding facial muscles that control chewing and moving the jaw.
  • Temporomandibular disorders: Conditions affecting the temporomandibular joint (the jaw).
  • Throat infection: A condition which is characterized by an infection which is located in the throat
  • Tongue Cancer: The majority of tongue cancers are squamous cell carcinomas. These arise from the lining that covers the muscles of the tongue
  • Tongue Conditions: Any condition that affects the tongue
  • Tonsil cancer: A disorder characterised by malignancy that is located on the tonsils
  • Tonsilitis: Inflammation of the tonsils in the throat.
  • Tonsillitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation of the tonsils
  • Tooth infection: Infection of the tooth.
  • Trigeminal neuralgia: Trigeminal neuralgia is a very painful inflammation of the nerve (trigeminal nerve) that delivers sensations to the face and "surface" of the eye.
  • Upper respiratory tract infection: The occurrence of an infection of the upper respiratory tract
  • Warthin's tumor: A tumor of the parotid salivary glands.
  • Wegener's granulomatosis: A rare disease involving blood vessel inflammation which can affect the blood flow to various tissues and organs and hence cause damage. The respiratory system and the kidneys are the main systems affected.
  • Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome: An inherited immune system disorder that affects only males and is characterized by recurring infections, eczema and reduced level of blood platelets (thrombocytopenia).

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