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Ear symptoms

Ear symptoms: Introduction

Further information about Ear symptoms is below, or review more specific information about these types of Ear symptoms: Earache, Ear infection, Hearing symptoms, Hearing impairment, Sensitive hearing, Ear sounds, Ear shapes, Ear discharge or other types.

A variety of symptoms can affect the ears or their hearing functions. The ear itself can have noticable symptoms such as earache (otalgia) or specific ear shapes. Various hearing symptoms include hearing impairment, sensitive hearing, and unusual ear sounds (usually tinnitus). All ear symptoms need prompt professional medical advice....more »

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Ear symptoms

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Causes of Types of Ear symptoms:

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Ear symptoms: Symptom Checker

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Stories from Users for Ear symptoms

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Message Boards for Ear symptoms

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Ear symptoms: Animations

Ear symptoms: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Ear symptoms may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Ear symptoms

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Ear symptoms: Deaths

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Ear symptoms: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Organs affected by Ear symptoms:

The list of organs typically affected by Ear symptoms may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Ear symptoms

The list below shows some of the causes of Ear symptoms mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Ear symptoms?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Ear symptoms. Of the 1999 causes of Ear symptoms that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 13 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 7 causes are "common" diseases
  • 9 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 13 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 30 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 1956 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Ear symptoms:

The following list of conditions have 'Ear symptoms' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Ear symptoms:

The following list of medical conditions have Ear symptoms or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.























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Causes of Ear symptoms Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Ear symptoms based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Ear symptoms?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Ear symptoms, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Ear symptoms:

    Subtypes of Ear symptoms:

    Earache (162 causes), Ear infection (83 causes), Hearing symptoms (1100 causes), Hearing impairment (1010 causes), Sensitive hearing (23 causes), Ear sounds (123 causes), Ear shapes (232 causes), Ear discharge (28 causes), Ear itching (14 causes), Ear redness (25 causes), Earlobe symptoms (3 causes), Ear swelling (38 causes), Ear fullness (19 causes), Ear damage (1 cause), Glue ear (3 causes), Ear numbness (8 causes), Ear coldness (6 causes), Ear bruise (9 causes), Ear rash (22 causes), Ear burning sensations (12 causes), Ear lump (14 causes), Ear blueness (7 causes), Adverse effects on ear (6 causes), Smelly ear (3 causes), Bleeding from ear (24 causes), Ear paresthesia/ tingling (9 causes), Ear canal irritation (8 causes), Battle's sign (3 causes), Clear urine (5 causes), Ear burning sensation (12 causes), Middle ear infection (29 causes), Conductive hearing loss (83 causes), Hearing loss (271 causes), Hearing voices (7 causes), Reduced hearing (13 causes), Ear inflammation (24 causes), Buzzing in ears (31 causes), Tinnitus (203 causes), Ringing in ears (21 causes), Presbycusis (14 causes), Hearing disturbance (2 causes), Sensorineural deafness (197 causes), Deafness (1048 causes), Nerve deafness (120 causes), Otorrhea (18 causes), Abnormal ears (57 causes), Acquired conductive hearing loss in children (12 causes), Acute pimples on ears (9 causes), Auditory hallucination (7 causes), Auditory hallucinations (48 causes), Auricular pits and/or tags in children (13 causes), Auricular septal defect (29 causes), Autoimmune inner ear disease (7 causes), Bleeding from ear in children (12 causes), Blowing sound in ears in children (30 causes), Bulging tympanic membrane (5 causes), Burning ear sensation in children (7 causes), Buzzing in ears in children (30 causes), Buzzing or ringing in the ears (29 causes), Anxiety due to labyrinthitis (6 causes), Chronic pimples on ears (11 causes), Cold ears in children (2 causes), Conductive deafness on one side (9 causes), Congenital hearing loss in children (26 causes), Labyrinthitis (9 causes), Constant pain in the ear (11 causes), Constant tinnitus (15 causes), Deep, throbbing ear pain (1 cause), Cryptotia in children (4 causes), Cupped ears (33 causes), Difficulty hearing (23 causes), Disorders of the ear in children (8 causes), Drainage from the ear (10 causes), Dysplastic ears (25 causes), Ear anomalies (42 causes), Ear disorders in adults (7 causes), Ear fullness in children (12 causes), Ear rash in children (9 causes), Ear redness in children (8 causes), Earache in children (22 causes), Earlobe crease in children (5 causes), Air sickness (4 causes), Seasickness (2 causes), External ear infections (4 causes), Foul ear discharge in children (1 cause), Foul ear discharge odor in children (7 causes), Hissing in ears in children (30 causes), Humming sound in ears in children (30 causes), Hyperacousis in children (3 causes), Intermittent conductive deafness (9 causes), Intermittent ear pain on both sides (8 causes), Intermittent ear pain on one side (9 causes), Intermittent pain in both ear (7 causes), Intermittent pain in one ear (8 causes), Intermittent pain in the ear (8 causes), Intermittent pimples on ears (4 causes), Itchy ear in children (6 causes), Large ear (27 causes), Large ears in children (13 causes), Lop/cup ear in children (12 causes), Malformed ears (138 causes), Malformed ears in children (29 causes), Middle ear effusion (4 causes), Middle ear malformations in children (28 causes), Mild conductive hearing loss (10 causes), Mild pimples on ears (5 causes), Numbness of both ears (4 causes), Numbness of one ear (6 causes), Otalgia in acute otitis media (4 causes), Otalgia in children (35 causes), Otorrhea in children (11 causes), Paracusia of both ears (5 causes), Paracusia of one ear (3 causes), Pimples on ears (23 causes), Posteriorly rotated ears (57 causes), Preauricular tags (25 causes), Prominent ears (80 causes), Protruding ears (20 causes), Protruding ears in children (15 causes), Recurring pain in both ears (7 causes), Recurring pain in one ear (6 causes), Recurring pimples on ears (5 causes), Redness of both ears (5 causes), Redness of one ear (8 causes), Roaring sound in ears in children (30 causes), Sensorineural acquired hearing loss (27 causes), Severe pimples on ears (12 causes), Simple ears (18 causes), Small ear in children (34 causes), Small ears (137 causes), Bulging, hyperaemic tympanic membrane (1 cause), Thickened ears (5 causes), Tinnitus in both ears (9 causes), Tinnitus in children (30 causes), Tinnitus in one ear (30 causes), Unilateral hearing impairment (33 causes), Unusual ear discharge odor in children (9 causes), Allergic contact dermatitis of the ear (5 causes), Auricle bleeding (10 causes), Auricle blister (8 causes), Auricle bruise (3 causes), Auricle deformity (3 causes), Auricle infection (13 causes), Auricle inflammation (13 causes), Auricle itch (21 causes), Auricle lump (5 causes), Auricle pain (13 causes), Auricle rash (5 causes), Auricle redness (13 causes), Auricle sensitive (4 causes), Auricle swelling (13 causes), Auricle ulcer (13 causes), Ear blister (8 causes), Ear canal blister (9 causes), Ear canal bruise (3 causes), Ear canal rash (5 causes), Ear canal swelling (13 causes), Ear sensitive (4 causes), Ear canal bleeding (10 causes), Ear canal deformity (4 causes), Ear canal infection (13 causes), Ear canal inflammation (13 causes), Ear canal itch (13 causes), Ear canal lump (5 causes), Ear canal pain (13 causes), Ear canal redness (13 causes), Ear canal sensitive (4 causes), Ear canal ulcer (13 causes), Earlobe bleeding (10 causes), Earlobe blister (8 causes), Earlobe bruise (3 causes), Earlobe deformity (3 causes), Earlobe infection (13 causes), Earlobe itch (13 causes), Earlobe lump (5 causes), Earlobe sensitive (4 causes), Earlobe swelling (13 causes), Earlobe ulcer (13 causes), Bleeding auricles (7 causes), Blowing sound in ears (14 causes), Middle ear bleeding (10 causes), Middle ear blister (8 causes), Middle ear bruise (3 causes), Middle ear deformity (6 causes), Middle ear itch (13 causes), Middle ear lump (5 causes), Middle ear pain (13 causes), Middle ear rash (5 causes), Middle ear redness (13 causes), Middle ear sensitive (4 causes), Middle ear swelling (9 causes), Middle ear ulcer (13 causes), Sudden onset of unilateral hearing loss (10 causes), Humming sound in ears (18 causes), Sudden onset of conductive deafness (9 causes), Ringing sound in the ears (19 causes), ear pain (66 causes), ear ache (162 causes), ear numbness (8 causes), ear bruise (9 causes), ear bleeding (12 causes), ear infection (83 causes), ear rash (22 causes), ear redness (25 causes), ear swelling (38 causes), ear coldness (6 causes), ear inflammation (24 causes), ear ulcer (13 causes), ear itch (14 causes), ear lump (14 causes), ear deformity (176 causes), Middle ear inflammation (18 causes), earlobe pain (14 causes), earlobe redness (14 causes), earlobe inflammation (14 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Ear symptoms:

    Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

    Symptoms related to Ear symptoms:

    Ear pain (66 causes), Ear discharge (28 causes), Ear itch (14 causes), Earache (162 causes), Ear infection (83 causes), Hearing symptoms (1100 causes), Hearing impairment (1010 causes), Sensitive hearing (23 causes), Ear sounds (123 causes), Ear shapes (232 causes)

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