barotitis


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barotitis

[‚bar·ə′tīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the ear, or a part of it, caused by changes in atmospheric pressure. Also known as aerootitis.
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Two children had symptoms of barotitis (ear pain due to changes in altitude) in their previously normal ears.
In addition to OME, the EarPopper treats Eustachian Tube Dysfunction, Aerotitis and Barotitis.