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Grommets

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.

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Ears

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.

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Glue ear

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.

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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.

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Meniere’s disease

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.

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Ear infection

Trusted information about ear infection, what is an ear infection , symptoms, treatments and prevention.

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Labyrinthitis

Labyrinthitis is an inflammation of the balancing centre in your inner ear (or labyrinth). Learn more about its causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention options.

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Coughs, colds and ear infections in children

Trusted information on childhood ailments including coughs, colds, ear infections, sore throat and glue ear.

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Otitis media (middle ear infection)

Otitis media (middle ear infection) is very common in children and often disappears by itself. However, it sometimes needs treatment and can also affect adults.

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Streptococcal disease

Streptococcal disease is an infection which typically causes minor problems that are treated with antibiotics. Find links to trusted information about the disease here.

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