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Oído de nadador crónico - Symptom

Nombres alternativos

Infección crónica del oído externo; Otitis externa crónica

Síntomas:

Signos y exámenes:

Durante el examen, el médico puede encontrar que:

  • El oído y el conducto auditivo externo lucen rojos e inflamados.
  • El conducto auditivo externo puede presentar descamación de la piel.
  • La palpación o movimiento del oído externo aumenta el dolor.
  • Puede ser difícil observar el tímpano con un instrumento llamado otoscopio.
  • El tímpano puede lucir enrojecido.
  • La parte más externa del oído, el trago, puede estar infectada y aparecer roja e inflamada.
  • Reviewed last on: 10/15/2008
  • Daniel Levy, MD, PhD, Infectious Diseases, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, MD. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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