Ear Infection (Otitis Media and Otitis Externa)

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

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ENT UK

The British Association of Head and Neck Surgeons provides patient information on infections of the ear.

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Medicine Guide for Ear Infection

Medicine Guides provide reliable information about medicines (drugs), conditions and the different treatment options available. They have been developed in the UK as part of the Medicines Information Project.

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Medicine Guide for Inflammation of the Outer Ear

Medicine Guides provide reliable information about medicines (drugs), conditions and the different treatment options available. They have been developed in the UK as part of the Medicines Information Project.

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Otitis media

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Otitis externa

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Outer ear infection (otitis externa)

Information from BUPA.

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Middle ear infection in children

Information from BUPA.


Further sources / more detailed information

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More detailed medical information

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