Of the inner, middle, and outer ear, the middle ear is connected to the Eustachian tubes. Any obstruction in these tubes hinders fluid drainage, thereby blocking the ears. Blocked ears cannot equalize pressure within your ears, and this leads to the ears feeling blocked
This painful inflammation of the outer ear traps liquid and possibly bacteria. If the area has become infected, your pediatrician will probably prescribe antibiotic drops. But for mild cases, you can try evaporating the trapped water by standing a foot away from your child and aiming the dryer -- on the warm (not hot) setting -- at her ear, says Dr. Beard.
Many people have heard of reflexology where the systems of the entire body is represented on thebottom of the feet or hands, auriculotherapy is very much the same. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) the outer part of the ear, the auricle, views the entire body and organ systems in an upside down fetus representation.
Otitis externa , also known as swimmer's ear , is an inflammation of the ear canal . It often presents with ear pain , swelling of the ear canal, and occasionally decreased hearing . Typically there is pain with movement of the outer ear . A high fever is typically not present except in severe cases. Otitis externa may be acute (meaning less than six weeks) or chronic (meaning more than three months) in duration. Acute cases are typically due to a bacterial infection while chronic cas...