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Otorrhea: Introduction

Otorrhea: Any discharge that occurs from the ear. See detailed information below for a list of 18 causes of Otorrhea, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Otorrhea:

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

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Causes of Types of Otorrhea:

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Otorrhea Treatments

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Otorrhea

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Otorrhea: Deaths

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Definitions of Otorrhea:

Discharge from the external ear
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Otorrhea

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

How Common are these Causes of Otorrhea?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Otorrhea. Of the 18 causes of Otorrhea that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Otorrhea:

The following list of conditions have 'Otorrhea' 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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Causes of Otorrhea Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Otorrhea:

    Medical Conditions associated with Otorrhea:

    Ear discharge (28 causes), Ear symptoms (1999 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Discharge (773 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes)

    Symptoms related to Otorrhea:

    Acute otits media, Glue ear (3 causes), Foreign body, Referred pain (9 causes), Antibiotics, Cholesteatoma, Mastectomy, Chronic otitis media

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