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what is difference between otitis externa and otitis media clinically?

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Dr. Mohammad Khan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Pain on touch: if the ear is painful to external touch, it is most likely otitis externa. Also the outside ear may be red and swollen
Answered on May 18, 2014
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