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What are the symptoms associated with otitis externa?
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Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Otitis externa
Very painful infection of the external ear canal with significant tenderness to touch/tug on ear cartilage. Canal will often close with swelling. Puss-like drainage is very common. Can be very concerning if untreated or in diabetics, with spread of bacteria to bone around the canal.

In brief: Otitis externa
Very painful infection of the external ear canal with significant tenderness to touch/tug on ear cartilage. Canal will often close with swelling. Puss-like drainage is very common. Can be very concerning if untreated or in diabetics, with spread of bacteria to bone around the canal.
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
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In brief: Pain
These patients have ear pain that is worse when they pull on there ear or press near the ear canal.

In brief: Pain
These patients have ear pain that is worse when they pull on there ear or press near the ear canal.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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