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External Ear Infections - Otitis Externa

External Ear Infections - Otitis Externa: What is it, Causes, Symptoms, Prevention and More | Singapore General Hospital

External Ear Infections - Otitis Externa - Diagnosis

Otitis externa can be diagnosed from history and/or a physical exam. Cultures of the fluid or swabs of the ear may be necessary to identify the specific bacteria and the antibiotics that are active against it.

Occasionally, when the offending agent is a fungus, the infection is called Otomycosis. Spores and hyphae (an element of fungus) can be seen in the external ear canal.

External Ear Infections - Otitis Externa - Preparing for surgery

External Ear Infections - Otitis Externa - Post-surgery care

External Ear Infections - Otitis Externa - Other Information

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