DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for beach ear

Beach ear [DOID:10518]

An otitis externa which is a microbial infection that occurs suddenly, rapidly worsens, and becomes very painful and alarming. It is caused by swimming in polluted water, scratching the ear or inside the ear and object stuck in the ear. It is occasionally associated with middle ear infection or upper respiratory infections such as colds.

Synonyms:  beach ear,  DOID:10518,  beach ears,  Tank ear,  acute bacterial inflammation of external ear ...