What are the symptoms of ear disorders?

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Symptoms of ear disorders can vary, depending on what part of the ear is affected and whether the disorder is caused by an infection or disease. Ear disorder symptoms include pain in the ear, temporary or permanent hearing loss, or a ringing or buzzing sound in the ears. Some ear disorders affect balance, which can lead to dizziness, vertigo, vomiting, or nausea.

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Ear Disorders

Ear Disorders

Your ear is a complex organ composed of the outer, middle and inner ear (as well as fluid). Any disorder involving your ear -- ear infections, tinnitus, Meniere's disease -- can affect either your hearing or your balance. Treatmen...

t options for ear disorders vary based on the type of disorder you have.
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