We describe the case of a 50-year-old woman who presented with left-sided chronic otitis media that had persisted for more than I year.
What does OM stand for?
OM stands for Otitis Media
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Introduction Acute otitis media (AOM) is a middle ear infection, usually caused by bacteria or viruses, that affects both children and adults.
The new product is based on Frutarom's BLIS K12--the world's first probiotic for sore throats and otitis media (ear infections).
Otitis media is an infection or inflammation of the middle ear.
Researchers report in this issue that young children exposed to higher levels of traffic pollution have a greater incidence of otitis media (middle ear infections) than those exposed to lower levels [EHP 114:1414-1418; Brauer et al.
1550090666 Eustachian tube; structure, function, role in otitis media.
Several studies suggest that in acute otitis media caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, the bacteriologic failure rate increases with penicillin G MICs.
Otitis media may become chronic (long-lasting) and a child may develop glue ear, when a lot of mucus collects in the middle ear because it's prevented from draining.