Our Symptom checker provides clinical advice on what to do next based on your symptoms.
Otitis media (middle ear infection)
Otitis media (middle ear infection) is common and often disappears by itself. Know how to recognise the symptoms and when it might need treatment.
Ear infections are common but usually go away on their own. Learn about the different types of ear infections, the symptoms in adults and children and how to prevent ear infections.
Glue ear develops when the liquid inside your middle ear gets trapped and thickens. Learn about its causes, symptoms and treatment.
A perforated eardrum is a common problem. A myringoplasty can prevent infections and sometimes improve your child's hearing.
Grommets are tiny tubes inserted into the eardrum after repeated ear infections or ‘glue ear’. Learn more here about how to care for a child with grommets.
Fluid from the ear
Fluid from your ear is usually just ear wax, but sometimes it can indicate illness or injury. Read more here about the causes and treatments.
Cold and flu during pregnancy
When you are pregnant you need to be careful how you treat cold or flu as it can effect your unborn baby.
Hay fever (allergic rhinitis)
Hay fever (or 'allergic rhinitis') affects up to 1 in 5 Australians at some point in their life. Learn here about the ‘triggers’ and how to manage the symptoms.