Otitis Media

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Why does otitis media often develop after a cold

when rhino virus enters in a body a person feels cold, so as they are a reason for OM so a person feels cold because rhino virus has already entered in a human body.

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Posted by roman - March 21, 2010 at 8:02 pm

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Otitis media is an infection of what?

OM is inflammation of the middle ear, or middle ear infection.

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Posted by roman - February 11, 2010 at 7:53 am

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Otitis media is caused by rhino virus

rhino virus are a main is a part of otitis media in a way that it causes cold due to which OM developes so indirectly it is involved in causing OM.

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Posted by roman - February 11, 2010 at 7:52 am

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What is chronic otitis media

It is the extreme form of OM which can happen if not treated or the the disease was prolonged.its time period can be seen from 1-3 months.

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Posted by roman - February 11, 2010 at 7:50 am

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What is the definition of otitis media

Inflammation of the middle ear characterized by the accumulation of fluid in the middle ear, bulging of the eardrum, pain in the ear and, if eardrum is perforated, drainage of purulent material (pus) into the ear canal

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Posted by roman - February 11, 2010 at 7:49 am

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Why deaths from otitis media

Deaths from otitis media are not usual but there are reasons which can cause death like brain abscess and leptomeningitis

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Posted by roman - February 11, 2010 at 7:48 am

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What are the two most common bacterial causes of otitis media

The two most common known bacterias which cause OM are Streptococcus pneumoniae and nontypable Haemophilus influenza.

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Posted by roman - February 11, 2010 at 7:46 am

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Acute otitis media what causes absent light reflex whay

It is the ear infection which progresses from OM effusion if it is not dealt propely. Diagnosis of AOM is based upon positive physical findings of a full or bulging tympanic membrane (TM), absent or obscured bony landmarks, distorted or absent light reflex, and decreased or absent mobility of the TM.

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Posted by roman - February 11, 2010 at 7:43 am

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What is otitis media with effusion

Otitis media with effusion is basically the intiatial stage of otitis media and if the problem is not dealt with then it can even cause choronic oititis media. It is also called serous or secretory otitis media (SOM)

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Posted by roman - February 11, 2010 at 7:41 am

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Otitis media is caused by streptococcus pyogenes

There are many bacterias which can cause OM and steptoccocus is one of the reasons for it.

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Posted by roman - February 11, 2010 at 7:39 am

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