Ear Pathology and Diving – Putting It All Together

by Eugene R. Worth, MD   Now that you understand about ear barotrauma and other ear or sinus pathology and SCUBA diving from my previous post, let’s see if we can put it all together – ear pathology and diving. Of course, I have a case to discuss. By the way, all of the cases presented…

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Ear Impression Otoblock Myth Debunked – Part 3

  “Do Not Let the otoblock come in contact with the eardrum.”  Instructions such as this to individuals taking ear impressions has been the topic of post 1 and 2 providing evidence busting the ear impression otoblock myth suggesting such placement.   Otoblock to Protect the Eardrum?   The purported purpose is to protect the…

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