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Surfer’s Ear: Exostosis

Definition: What is “Surfer’s Ear?” Although this surfing ailment is commonly referred to as Surfer’s Ear, the medical term is actually Exostosis (which really means abnormal bone growth) within the ear canal. Similar to Pterygia, Surfer’s Ear is your body’s reactions and protective mechanisms in response to the ocean’s extreme conditions. Extended exposure to cold […]

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