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  1. The causes of the disease
  2. Symptoms of myringitis
  3. Treatment of myringitis


infectious inflammation of the eardrum. Miringa most often develops during viral infections, triggered by a number of bacteria or microorganisms. Very rarely the disease begins after of pneumonia.

The causes of the disease

Miringa accompanies a number of diseases of external and middle ear and only rarely occurs as an independent disease (except in cases associated with traumatic injury). Doctors say that when the diagnosis is difficult to establish the true cause of masingita whether it occurred initially, or was the result of an inflammatory process of the middle ear or the ear canal.

Acute inflammation develops after exposure to eardrum thermal, mechanical or chemical stimuli. In some cases (after

and measles), there is isolated the inflammatory process, affecting the middle or outer ear.

Symptoms of myringitis

At the beginning of the process at the eardrum (often around short of the Appendix) leads to vasodilatation. Later, the whole membrane will be flushed. Does not exclude the spread of lesions in the auditory canal, the appearance on the surface of the tympanic membrane of the vesicles with serous content, sometimes with blood and pus. They are opened spontaneously, causing a small discharge from the ear (this symptom similar to the symptom of inflammation of the middle ear).

If miringa develops the flu, it can be expressed in the form one or more bubbles (of the conflict) on the membrane and the walls of the external auditory canal.

Acute meningit is practically asymptomatic patients may complain of diffuse pain or heaviness in the ear. Sometimes the pain is sharp, drilling. The most common symptom is noise in the ear.

Chronic meningit more common. It provokes chronic eczema or diffuse inflammation of the auditory canal. Lose swings all the membrane or its individual sections.

Frequently pus with an unpleasant odor. Released pus from the ear is wet, rough, dirty-gray color. The symptoms of chronic myringitis

  • strong itching in the ear
  • marked dullness of hearing
  • a feeling of heaviness in the ear.

Patients often seek medical attention only after the discovery of the discharge fetid pus from the ear.

Treatment of myringitis

Acute meningit treated by eliminating the cause of inflammation. After a few days using the introduction of drugs to achieve recovery. In chronic meningite remove the mass of macerated epidermis, infusing into the ear canal of the medicinal solution. Persistent systemic treatment allows to achieve full recovery of the patient.

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