General Ear pain

General Ear pain

General Ear Pain:Problems Headache Secondary to Diseases of the Ear, Nose & Throat Headache Introduction:In preparing notes for a lay persons web site about the ear, nose and throat causes of headache, one must appreciate that only a brief and incomplete description of the causes, clinical presentation, investigation and management of these conditions can be provided.¬†Further information can be obtained by searching key conditions either on the web or via libraries, textbooks, scientific journals, etc,…

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Referred Ear pain: Otalgia

Referred Ear pain: Otalgia

Referred Ear Pain: Otalgia Ear pain is known as otalgia. The ear is generally described in three parts: outer, middle and inner. Different conditions can affect each of these separately or can progressively involve all parts of the ear bone and its surrounding structures. Pain, especially constant or worsening pain about the ear, is a serious symptom and must be carefully assessed to exclude potentially very dangerous conditions. Otalgia may be primary (from the ear…

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Inner Ear Pain

Inner Ear Pain

Inner Ear The ear is generally described in three parts: outer, middle and inner. Different conditions can affect each of these separately or can progressively involve all parts of the ear bone and its surrounding structures. Pain , especially constant or worsening pain about the ear, is a serious symptom and must be carefully assessed to exclude potentially very dangerous conditions. Otalgia may be primary (from the ear structures themselves) or referred (from other, generally…

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Middle Ear Pain

Middle Ear Pain

Middle Ear pain The ear is generally described in three parts: outer, middle and inner. Different conditions can affect each of these separately or can progressively involve all parts of the ear bone and its surrounding structures. Pain , especially constant or worsening pain about the ear, is a serious symptom and must be carefully assessed to exclude potentially very dangerous conditions. Otalgia may be primary (from the ear structures themselves) or referred (from other,…

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Outer Ear Pain

Outer Ear Pain

Outer Ear Pain The ear is generally described in three parts: outer, middle and inner. Different conditions can affect each of these separately or can progressively involve all parts of the ear bone and its surrounding structures. Pain , especially constant or worsening pain about the ear, is a serious symptom and must be carefully assessed to exclude potentially very dangerous conditions. Otalgia may be primary (from the ear structures themselves) or referred (from other,…

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