Otolith

What is Otolith?

Also called statoconium or otoconium is a structure in the saccule or utricle of the inner ear, specifically in the vestibular labyrinth of vertebrates. The saccule and utricle, in turn, together make the otolith organs. They are sensitive to gravity and linear acceleration.

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Hi Doctor. My 4 years old daughter has put up play dough (clay) insider her hear. Play dough is apparent in her ear. As per him. 3-4 days has been...

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Better to consult with ENT Specialist

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I have gone through your query; and suggests you that better to consult...

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I was sitting and a man with this colored shirt was standing in front of me. I saw little dots black sort of blinking or moving on his shirt. what...

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Floaters

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Thanks for sending your query to us
This apparently is what we label as floaters
These are...

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I've been having these wave sensations going through my head it lasts for a brief second and comes back every now and again standing,lying down or...

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Suggestive of benign positional vertigo.

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I've been having these wave sensations going through my head it lasts for a brief second and comes back every now and again standing,lying down or...

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I am feeling giddiness while suddenly moving my head side wards or trying to sleep. could you please advise me appropriately.

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Hi Doctor. My 4 years old daughter has put up play dough (clay) insider her hear. Play dough is apparent in her ear. As per him. 3-4 days has been...

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