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eardrum

[′ir‚drəm]
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"The child suffered a perforated ear drum and bruising over his face and neck.
She was told she has a 'ruptured ear', similar to if her ear drum had burst, until finally being referred to the specialist Walton Centre in Liverpool where doctors told her she actually had abenign brain tumour.
She was misdiagnosed with a 'ruptured ear', similar to if her ear drum had burst, until finally being referred toThe Walton Centre where doctors told her she actually had a benign brain tumour the size of a LEGO brick.
Putting oil or water into your dogs ear if the ear drum is damaged or there if is foreign material can cause permanent damage.
Characterized by the persistent discharge of fluid from the middle ear through a rupture in the ear drum, this is a serious condition that can lead to hearing loss.
In a new draft guideline, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) said that doctors should advise people not to clean their ears with cotton buds as this could damage the ear canal and ear drum, and push the wax further down into the ear.
Nearly 30% of the children were diagnosed with a foreign body in the ear, followed by ruptured ear drum (25%), and soft tissue injury (23%).
Wally's Natural introduced a new ear scrub for kids (and adults) that gives consumers a satisfying cleaning without the danger of puncturing an ear drum.
If there is a build-up of wax (a common problem in older adults, since the consistency of ear wax becomes thicker as we age), your doctor will likely need to remove it with a small suction device so that he or she can view your ear drum for signs of infection.
We have basically bio-mimicked the ear drum with novel materials that allow the ear drum to function as intended without negative side effects.
Freshening the margins of perforation - Margins of the perforation is freshened using sickle knife or angled pick so as to break the adhesions formed between the squamous margin of the ear drum with that of the middle ear mucosa.
A MAN who kicked and punched his wife in a rage, causing a perforated ear drum and black eye received a 20 weeks suspended jail term yesterday.