INTRODUCTION Malignant otitis externa (MOE) (1) is a rare but well recognised sequelae of otitis externa.
What does OE stand for?
OE stands for Otitis Externa
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Specialists in pediatric otolaryngology, anesthesiology, surgery, and audiology from the US and Canada address anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, etiology, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, evaluation, management, complications, and other aspects of acute and chronic otitis media, otitis externa, hearing loss and balance disorders, acute and chronic rhinosinusitis, epistaxis, airway obstruction in the newborn, stridor, laryngeal disorders, dysphagia, adenotonsillar disease and sleep-disordered breathing, congenital neck masses, infections, benign salivary gland disorders, malignancies, craniofacial anomalies, and trauma, as well as basic audiometric assessment, the EXIT (ex utero intrapartum treatment) procedure, special issues in anesthesia, guidelines, and medical error.
The pH of 15 commonly prescribed topical ear drop preparations used in the treatment of otitis externa was measured using a Jenway 3020 pH meter with temperature compensation at 37.
A IT sounds like you have swimmer's ear or otitis externa.
Results: These data showed 23 RAPD patterns distributed among the 32 P aeruginosa isolates in patients with otitis externa and 31 RAPD patterns in patients with nosocomially acquired infections.
WHAT you are describing is Otitis Externa, an infection of the skin in the tube leading into your ear.
The document notes that starting treatment of acute otitis externa (AOE) with drops can help prevent bacterial resistance--even though many drops contain antibiotics themselves.