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Tinnitus is a ringing, buzzing, whistling or hissing in one or both ears when there is no outside sound. Find out when you should get help.
Meniere's disease is a disorder of the ear that causes hearing and balance problems. There's no cure, but the symptoms can be managed.
An acoustic neuroma is a benign tumour that grows in the acoustic or eighth cranial nerve. Learn how it affects hearing, balance and other functions.
Otosclerosis is an inherited condition that affects the middle ear and is a common cause of deafness. Find out about the 2 ways to treat otosclerosis.
Chiari (or Arnold-Chiari) malformation occurs when part of the brain pushes down into the spinal canal. Some, but not all people have symptoms. Learn more here.
Labyrinthitis is an inflammation of the balancing centre in your inner ear. Find out how it may come about, its symptoms and the treatment options.
Vertigo is a feeling of movement, spinning, tilting or swaying when your body is not actually moving. Learn about the main causes and treatments.
A perforated eardrum is a common problem. A myringoplasty can prevent infections and sometimes improve your child's hearing.
Deafness is a complete loss of hearing. This page offers you information about living with deafness, the deaf community, sign language and more.
Hearing loss is usually permanent, but you can protect your hearing by avoiding loud noise. Know the symptoms, when to get tested and what you can do to help prevent hearing loss.