Fungal infection of the ear aka Otomycosis aka fungal otitis externa is a common infection of the ear commonly found in heat and humidity. The cases are commonly found in summers and the rainy season. It commonly affects the outer wall of the ear or the outer canal wall of the ear.
Children are very frequently suffering from ear ailments. It’s very difficult to discern the disease since the child can’t explain the disease and excessive crying or pulling the ear is the only symptom that helps the parents reach the conclusion.
Tinnitus is hearing sound when no external sound is present.Tinnitus is a symptom that is present in almost 15-20% of the population. It’s a bothersome symptom but it’s rarely an indicator of serious illness. It’s related to various diseases.
We all might have come across ear discharge and ignored it a lot of time. The discharge is not a visible problem so it’s often not considered dangerous. We take medicine and it subsides so we think that the problem is dealt with, but it’s not always like that.
Deafness has been a disability which is often hidden by people and they rarely seek help for it. The stigma of being called “Deaf” is a lot which makes people hide facts not only from Loved ones but they even Lie to the Doctors.