Grommets are tubes inserted into the eardrum after repeated ear infections or ‘glue ear’. Learn when grommets are used and how to care for a child with grommets.
Ears are body parts which gather sounds for the brain to interprets them as sounds. Learn more about its parts, how it functions, related conditions and tips to care about them.
Glue ear is a condition where the liquid inside your middle ear gets trapped and becomes thick. Learn more about its causes, symptoms and treatment.
Swimmer's ear (otitis externa)
Swimmer's ear is an inflammation or infection of the outer ear canal. There are several things you can do to prevent it.
Meniere's disease is a disorder of the inner ear that causes vertigo, dizziness and balance problems. While there is no cure, the symptoms can be managed.
Trusted information about ear infection, what is an ear infection , symptoms, treatments and prevention.
Labyrinthitis is an inflammation of the balancing centre in your inner ear (or labyrinth). Learn more about its causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention options.
Coughs, colds and ear infections in children
Trusted information on childhood ailments including coughs, colds, ear infections, sore throat and glue ear.
Streptococcal disease is an infection which typically causes minor problems that are treated with antibiotics. Find links to trusted information about the disease here.
Many childhood diseases, such as common colds, chickenpox, croup and whooping cough, spread easily. Learn more here – including when to seek help from a doctor.