PREAURICULAR PIT

FRANCIS DZAMEFE
FRANCIS DZAMEFE

Have you ever wondered to find out what is in the small hole in front of your ear? Well, this is called the Preauricular pit and is sometimes called ear holes. These holes are located at the top of the ear. Some people have it on both ears others have it on one. The strategic position of these holes makes people attach meanings and reasons for their existence. Do these know of these holes and what does it mean to you if you have them? This hole tells a lot about your development in your mother's womb. It is not gotten through any physical activity. This is what it means to have these holes.

WHAT IS PREAURICULAR PIT

This is a small hole or a cluster of holes found in the upper part of the ear between the face and the ear. It is natural and formed during cleavage. Most of the time these holes are harmless and do not cause health complications. On the other hand, as small as they are, they can be very infectious and cause serious health issues. The size of this hole varies greatly and may form a tract of short or long channels with several branches. These channels run user the skin and may lead to complex systems.

Some people have one preauricular pit on the upper side of the ear. Some too have it on both ears. It is very common to see people have it on one ear. Relatively to the number, some people also have it as a cluster of holes either on both ears or one of them. As stated early on, they are mostly harmless and people see them as holes of beauty and admiration. People even price the hole so that it will be more prominent and fix ornaments to add to their beauty.

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO HAVE PREAURICULAR PITH?

The presence of this pith speaks volumes in the medical sense. It talks a lot about your foetal development in the womb of your mother. During birth, doctors lookout for these holes. If present, it means your ear was not fully developed during birth. The wholes are congenetic disorders. This means an individual was born with a partially developed ear. When doctors detect the presence of this whole, they are also on the look for other birth-related disorders or malformations in the newly born baby.

CAUSES OF PREAURICULAR PIT

The existence of this pit has no clear genetic bases. Though it has shown a hereditary trend. Some people who have it can trace an ancestral linkage to it. Thus, their parent or grandparent have it hence it is passed on to them. These holes sporadically develop during the development of the fetus before birth. It develops about six weeks in the developmental stages of pregnancy. This occurs when the article doesn't fully fuse.

HEALTH IMPLICATIONS OF EAR HOLES.

These holes are harmless in most cases posting no health hazard. But when the tables turn it can result in harmful and deadly infections. People with preauricular it most frequently has hearing problems growing up. Since it has been proven that the presence of these holes is a result of the incomplete formation of the ear during birth. Some people grow up to face the penalty of this malformation. It can also lead to bacterial infection. Some people's holes are big and open up. They sometimes serve as breeding grounds for bacteria which later breed infections of any kind. These bacterial infections may produce symptoms such as:

1. Redness: this occurs when the skin around the hole or holes turns red and may bring out certain fluid from it

2. Pain: Some people don't enjoy the presence of these holes, it brings them severe pain and agony. This can lead to the redness focused early on.

3. Swelling: The wholes can become big several times their original size and are accompanied by pains

4. Fever: infections caused by these can lead to other health issues such as increased body temperature, head arch, and general weaknesses

5. Kidney problem. Some people with ear holes sometimes have chronic kidney infections and abnormalities.

TREATMENT

Medical treatment is based on the challenges that these pits possess to an individual. Since the problem it creates is not general to everybody, there is no general treatment for it. Most treatment involves,

1. Antibiotics: Antibiotics are used to treat the infections caused by bacteria accumulation in the holes. Based on prescription piles given must be taken accordingly to prevent future problems.

2. Home treatment. Medically some hygiene ethics are also used to either prevent or manage the pain caused by this hole. These include bathing regularly to prevent the accumulation of bacteria at the entrance of these holes.

3 Drainage. The doctor may use a sterilized middle to remove the fluid. This may be followed by an antibiotic to prevent bacteria from growing there.

CONCLUSION

Preauricular pits are the holes that are located on the upper side of our ears between the face and the ear itself. To some, it is basically for beautification and adornment. But this same wholes can be problematic in the life of others. They are a nuisance and cause problems notable among them is hearing challenges. It can lead to as far as last in hearing disability. The good news is that it is mostly harmless in most people that have it. Much information is not known as to how it comes about genetically. But it is well known now to have developed during the sixth week of pregnancy. It tells a lot about the development of a baby inside the womb and communicates whether or not a baby is well developed during

REFERENCES

1  Hole in the ear (preauricular pit): What to know - Medical News Today

2. https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/what-is-preauricular-pit&ved=2ahUKEwip3P2lxdf2AhVOzRoKHYfaCsAQFnoECCIQAQ&usg=AOvVaw0sHP2L6cY7k0Y0abDzzXz_  

3. https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.healthline.com/health/hole-in-ear&ved=2ahUKEwip3P2lxdf2AhVOzRoKHYfaCsAQFnoECCAQAQ&usg=AOvVaw1yN27tgyYr3Ab0M4FfD7f0 the symptoms causes and effect of ear holes

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FRANCIS DZAMEFE

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