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History and examination of the ear

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  • earache, irritation
  • deafness
  • discharge
  • tinnitus
  • vertigo
  • speech/language in children

Past medical history:

  • barotrauma
  • acoustic trauma
  • head injury
  • ototoxics
  • family history
  • previous ear surgery


  • pinna
  • mastoid
  • otoscopy - ear canal, tympanic membrane
  • Rinne's and Weber's tests
  • nystagmus
  • facial nerve assessment

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