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How dangerous is calcium build up in the ear?

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Dr. Robert Stuart
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In brief: Probably not at all

"calcium" in the ear takes two main forms: scarring in the tympanic membrane from old infections and injuries, and bony growths in the ear canal called exostoses that are usually caused by swimming in cold water. Neither generally requires any treatment.

In brief: Probably not at all

"calcium" in the ear takes two main forms: scarring in the tympanic membrane from old infections and injuries, and bony growths in the ear canal called exostoses that are usually caused by swimming in cold water. Neither generally requires any treatment.
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