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Glue ear

Glue ear: Introduction

Glue ear: A condition which affects the ear and is characterized by a chronic accumulation of the fluid leading to a loss of hearing. See detailed information below for a list of 3 causes of Glue ear, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Glue ear:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Glue ear. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Glue ear

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Glue ear: Symptom Checker

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Glue ear Treatments

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Stories from Users for Glue ear

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Glue ear: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Glue ear

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Definitions of Glue ear:

Inflammation of the middle ear with a clear pale yellow-colored transudate.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Glue ear

The list below shows some of the causes of Glue ear mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Glue ear?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Glue ear. Of the 3 causes of Glue ear that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 3 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Glue ear:

The following list of conditions have 'Glue ear' 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: Glue ear:

The following list of medical conditions have Glue ear 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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What are the alternative names for Glue ear:

Otitis media, serous, Nonsuppurative otitis media
- (Source - Diseases Database)

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Medical Conditions associated with Glue ear:

Ear symptoms (1999 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

Symptoms related to Glue ear:

Ear pain (66 causes), Ear discharge (28 causes), Hearing loss (271 causes), Deafness (1048 causes), Chronic otitis media, Secretory otitis media, Middle-ear effusion (4 causes), Temporary hearing loss

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Glue ear

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