Gel Antibiotic: An Easi...

Gel Antibiotic: An Easier Ear Infection Treatment Someday? By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) — A single application of an antibiotic gel into the ear might one day offer kids and parents an easier way to treat bacterial ear infections,...

The ‘Love Hormone...

The ‘Love Hormone’ May Quiet Tinnitus By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) — People suffering from chronic ringing in the ears — called tinnitus — may find some relief by spraying the hormone oxytocin in their nose,...

Balloon Device Approved...

Balloon Device Approved for Eustachian Tube Problems FRIDAY, Sept. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) — A small device inflated inside the tube that helps regulate pressure inside the ear has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The Aera Eustachian Tube Balloon Dilation...

Swimmer’s Ear

Earache (Ear Pain) Symptoms Ear pain can be caused by conditions within the ear, the ear canal, or it may affect visible portions of the ear. Infections of the ear include infections of the middle ear (otitis media), outer ear (swimmer’s ear or otitis externa). An earache also can...

How to Prevent Painful ...

How to Prevent Painful Swimmer’s Ear SATURDAY, June 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Swimmer’s ear — a common summertime problem among children — is easy to prevent, an expert says. “Swimmer’s ear is a bacterial or fungal infection caused by water...

Ear Infection (Otitis M...

OTC Remedies for Ear Infections Medical Author: Dennis S. Phillips, MD Medical Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD Viewer Asks: Are there any over-the-counter remedies for a child with an ear infection? Dr. Phillips Answers: While there exist over-the-counter (OTC) remedies and...