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Why Pseudomonas aeruginosa commonly affects the external ear?

My edition of Mims' Medical Microbiology (3rd edition, 2005, p. 213) has this to say about otitis externa (emphasis mine): Causes of otitis externa are Staph. aureus, Candida albicans and Gram-...
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How can I trust my doctor and what he said

It is true that a tumour in your lung can make you cough (I coughed uncontrollably day and night until mine went away) but a million much milder things can do that too. If you had a cancer growing in ...
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Do doctors recommend that ears should be checked annually?

A regular check-up does not seem to be recommended (e. g. there is no mention of a regular ENT checkup here:, assuming the patient does not ...
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Which deteriorates hearing faster; treble or bass?

There are a number of issues wrapped up in this question. The first, which deteriorates faster treble or bass, is that Presbycusis, age related hearing loss, is a high frequency (i.e., treble) ...
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How to scratch an itchy throat

Typically itchy throats are associated with post nasal drip, dry air, allergies, or some other irritant. If it's allergen related, an antihistamine (Benadryl, Zyrtec, Claritin, etc) can be helpful. ...
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