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Common Types of Barotrauma

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Barotrauma is the damage caused to ears, lungs, or other parts of the body by a change in air pressure. It occurs when the atmospheric pressure changes, for example during ascent or descent during scuba diving. Barotraumas can also occur near bodies of water from sudden change in ambient air volume due to wave motion. … Read more