Ear, Nose, & Throat Disorders Sitemap - Page 1 2016-09-26

ENT Awareness Month: May
May's ENT health awareness events are important to minimizing your risk for acquiring or minimizing the symptoms related to ENT disorders.

Dry Nose and Sinuses
When the mucous membranes in your nose and sinuses dry out it can lead to thickened secretions, congestion, and even sinus infections.

Ear Tube Placement in Adults
Learn about the surgical placement of synthetic ear tubes, (also called tympanostomy tubes, ventilation tubes, or grommets), in adults.

Ciprodex Ear Drops
Ciprodex is a combination of an antibiotic and corticosteroid used for the treatment of middle ear infections and swimmer's ear.

Vertigo Causes and Symptoms
Vertigo is a form of dizziness that has many causes including migraine headaches, Meniere's disease, BPPV, and autoimmune disease.

What Causes a Retracted Ear Drum?
A retracted eardrum appears sucked backwards or concave. This is a sign of auditory tube dysfunction and subsequent negative pressure in the ears.

What is Perichondritis Of the Ear?
Perichondritis is an infection of the tissue that surrounds and nourishes the cartilage which makes up the outer ear.

Is There a Way To Prevent Getting Fluid in My Ear?
Fluid in the ear is also called otitis media with effusion or serous otitis media. There are a few things you can do to prevent fluid in the ear.

What Is Causing My Cough?
Coughing is a natural reflex, however it can be related to something else. Learn more about the 3 different types of cough: acute, subacute & chronic.

Serous Otitis Media Causing Autistic Symptoms in Children?
My daughter was diagnosed with developmental delay when she was 9 months old. She didn't walk until she was 2 1/2 years old when they place ear tubes.

Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Causes
Eosinophilic esophagitis is commonly associated with food allergies. Genetics and environmental factors may also contribute to EoE.

All About Thyroid Storm
Thyroid storm is caused severely elevated levels of thyroid hormone availability in the blood (thyrotoxicosis).

What Causes Drooling in Adults? - Decrease Excess Saliva
What causes drooling in adults? Drooling is normal for toddlers. But in adults, drooling is a side effect of infections, conditions and disorders.

What Causes Hearing Loss?
There are many causes for developing hearing loss that can be classified as conductive, sensorineural or mixed causes. Noise-induced, aging, medications...

What Is Causing My Ears To Ring?
Ear ringing, or tinnitus, is often a warning of hearing loss or injury. It can be temporary or permanent and has many causes including loud noises.

How to Care For Your Child After Cleft Lip Repair
Following cleft lip repair, you will need to be prepared to care for feeding your child and protecting their surgical site. Learn about the needed cares.

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Preventing And Treating Motion Sickness
Motion sickness can be a miserable condition, but the good news is that by taking a few simple steps you can prevent motion sickness completely.

Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease - Symptoms and Treatment
Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease is a condition in which the immune system attacks the delicate structures inside the inner ear causing rapid hearing loss.

How to Use Ear Drops Correctly
Ear drops can be used to treat a number of ear disorders, but no matter what they are used for, it is important that they are used correctly.

Causes, Prevention and Treatment of Choking
You can prevent choking by chewing your food well, eating while sitting up, and child proofing your home. Certain medical conditions, such as acid reflux, may make it more likely that someone will choke.

Swimmer's Ear Home Remedies and Advice
Considering a home remedy for swimmer's ear? Find out five things you can do to prevent it, what to avoid, and when to seek help for the condition.

Food Substitutes for the Six-Food Elimination Diet
Maintenance of a well-balanced diet can be difficult if you have EoE and are on the six-food elimination diet. Find out about alternate foods for recipes.

What is the Epiglottis and Epiglottitis?
The epiglottis is a small flap of cartilage attached to the end of the tongue which closes during swallowing. This prevents food particles and secretions from entering the trachea and lungs. Epiglottits is an infection of the epiglottis and surrounding tissue.

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How Can I Stop Recurring Strep Throat?
Strep throat, caused by the bacteria known as Streptococcus pyogenes, can be painful, expensive and inconvenient. Here are seven steps to stop recurring strep throat.

What Are Vocal Cord Cysts?
Vocal fold cysts generally arise when a person somehow misuses or overuses their voice. The incidence is higher when you use your voice professionally.

GERD and Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Many of the symptoms experienced by people with GERD and eosinophilic esophagitis overlap. While the symptoms are similar, the treatments are different.

What Is the Cochlea?
The cochlea is the portion of the inner ear that looks remarkably like a snail shell. Sound waves are converted into meaningful sounds through the cochlea.

What is Cleft Lip and Palate
Cleft lip is a common birth defect. Learn about diagnosis, treatment and possible complications of cleft lip and cleft palate.

How Does Our Hearing Really Work?
How does hearing work? Learn how sound is converted from waves to vibrations in the ear drum and then converted to electrical signals for our brains.

What Is Pierre Robin Sequence?
Pierre Robin sequence (or syndrome) is a group of conditions present at birth including cleft palate and an underdeveloped jaw.

What Is Lockjaw?
While commonly associated with tetanus, lockjaw is actually a symptom of tetanus and other disorders of the head and neck.

What is Stickler Syndrome?
Stickler syndrome is a genetic condition characterized by distinct facial features, eye and ear problems, join problems and skeletal abnormalities.

6 Things That Might Be the Cause of Your Balance Problems
Balance disorders can greatly impair your quality of life and make you feel miserable. There are treatments that vary depending on why you are dizzy.

Nocturnal Asthma—ENT Disorders That Contribute
Nocturnal asthma occurs when you have frequent nighttime episodes of asthma that interrupt your quality of sleep. Four ENT disorders can contribute.

Ear Drainage: Types and Meaning
Ear drainage can be a sign of several conditions, depending on what type of fluid is coming from the ear.

What are Symptoms of Swimmer's Ear?
Symptoms of swimmer's ear may include pain, tenderness, redness and itching of the outer ear. This infection occurs when water becomes trapped in the ear.

X-ray - What Is An X-ray
Learn about X-ray imaging, used to photograph internal structures of the body. There are some risks that you should be aware of, including cancer.

The Signs and Symptoms of Meniere's Disease
Learn about Meniere's Disease, a disorder of the inner ear which is not entirely understood and affects only one ear.

Why Do My Ears Feel Plugged?
Plugged ears can be caused by a few things including fluid in the ear, excessive ear wax, changes in atmospheric pressure, and kid mishaps.

Causes of Sinusitis: Infections
Infections such as the common cold can lead to sinusitis, find out how this occurs and what you can do to prevent it.

Exercise-Induced Rhinitis
A runny nose can occur during exercise by exposure to allergies, irritants, or vasomotor causes. Learn more about this interesting phenomenon.

Usher Syndrome—Disorder of Vision, Hearing, and Balance
Usher syndrome is a genetic condition that causes sensorineural deafness and a form of vision loss called retinitis pigmentosa.

Sleep Apnea - 3 Different Types
Sleep apnea is a common disorder in which you stop breathing during your sleep. There are 3 different types that affect more than 12 million Americans.

Patulous Eustachian Tube (PET)
Patulous eustachian tube is a very rare condition in which the eustachian tube remains open, which causes a feeling of plugged ears, tinnitis and autophony.

Treating Sinusitis Symptoms With Medications
Sinusitis is a common cause of sinus pain, and congestion. Over-the-counter pain relievers, nasal sprays, and antihistimines can help manage these symptoms.

All About Ear Wax Blockage - Removal Tips
Ear wax is usually beneficial and should not be removed. However, sometimes an individual may produce too much ear wax which can result in a blockage.

Everything You Need to Know About Strep Throat
A comprehensive article covering everything you need to know about strep throat; what it is, how it's treated, how long you'll be contagious.

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder
TMJ, or the temporomandibular joint, is the joint that connects your jaw to your skull. Disorders of this joint can cause a considerable amount of pain.

What Is CMV (Cytomegalovirus)?
CMV or cytomegalovirus, is a common virus that is spread via body fluids including saliva, tears, blood, urine, breast milk, semen and vaginal fluids.

Tonsil Stones or Tonsilloliths
Tonsil stones, (also called tonsilloliths), are created when crevices in the tonsils trap food and other debris which may then harden.

Tonsillitis, Snoring, and Sleep Apnea
Tonsillitis and enlarged tonsils are a common cause of snoring and sleep apnea in children and more rarely in adults.

Acoustic Neuroma
Acoustic neuroma is a benign tumor affecting the nerves which run from the inner ear to the brain. Common symptoms include hearing loss and vertigo.

Reduce Vertigo With Balance and Vestibular Rehab
Suffering from balance or vestibular disorders can dramatically impair your quality of life. Participating in a rehabilitation program can help.

Esophageal Cancer - Overview
Esophageal cancer is a rare form of cancer that affects the esophagus. Find out more about diagnosis and treatment of this disease.

Sinusitis - Causes & Symptoms
Sinusitis is an inflammation of the sinuses. Learn more about its causes and how it is diagnosed.

Overview of an Uvulectomy Procedure
A uvulectomy is a procedure in which all or part of the uvula, the bell-shaped organ hanging from the top of the throat, is removed.

How the Sense of Taste Works
Our sense of taste takes a normal activity and makes it more enjoyable through experiencing a variety of flavors. Find out how our sense of taste works.

Why Do Adults Get Fluid in Their Ears?
While fluid in the middle ears is a condition more common in children it can also occur in adults and adolescents.

What Causes Swollen Tonsils?
Swollen tonsils are a common condition and have many causes including strep throat, other infections, cryptic tonsils or more rare health problems such as cancer.

Perilymph Fistula
Perilymph Fistula is a disorder when fluid called perilymph from the inner ear leaks into the middle ear space through a tear in the oval or round window.

Zyrtec (cetirizine hydrochloride)
Zyrtec (cetirizine hydrochloride) is an over-the-counter medication to treat your allergy symptoms. Helpful information before taking Zyrtec.

Barrett's Esophagus
Barrett's esophagus is a rare condition in which the tissue of the esophagus is replaced by intestinal tissue that can eventually lead to esophageal cancer.

What Constitutes an Actual Allergic Reaction?
Learn about allergic reactions and what happens when you are allergic to a medication that is designed to treat these reactions.

Overcoming Developmental Delays Due to Fluid in the Ear
Fluid in the ear goes by several names, but they all describe the same thing. If left untreated, children run the risk of developmental delays.

Diagnosis and Treatment of Measles
The measles is a serious illness that causes a characteristic rash, runny nose, fever, and can lead to complications including brain damage and death.

Sublingual Immunotherapy Overview
Sublingual immunotherapy is now available as an alternative to allergy shots. Here's everything you need to know about sublingual immunotherapy.

How to Explain Surgery to Your Child
Learn how to appropriately explain surgery to your child so that he is prepared, reducing his anxiety and your own.

What is Dysphagia or Difficulty Swallowing?
Complications from GERD are a common reason for dysphagia and proper diagnosis is needed for treatment. Learn more about this condition.

Laryngeal Cancer - Symptoms and Long-Term Impact
Laryngeal Cancer is a cancer of the organ in the front of the neck between the esophagus and the trachea called the larynx and also sometimes the voice box.

Why Living In Pain Will Eventually Kill You
Read about why living with pain can kill you or cut years off your lifespan. Doctors may not treat your pain, but you should find the cause of your pain.

Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinus Cancers
Cancer develops in the nose or sinus cavities when DNA in the cells of the tissue that lines these cavities mutates and begins to grow at an abnormal rate.

Strep Throat Symptoms (And Why You Should See a Doctor)
Strep throat symptoms include a sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, ​and fever. Untreated strep throat may lead to serious complications.

Cupid's Bow
Cupid's bow is the curved portion of your upper lip. Several disorders have malformation of this facial feature and you may repair it with cosmetic surgery.

Mastoiditis Pictures, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment
Mastoiditis is a rare illness caused by untreated ear infections. See mastoiditis pictures and learn more about the infection's causes and treatment.

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What Is Whooping-Cough (Pertussis)?
Whooping-cough, also called pertussis, is a bacterial infection that causes uncontrollable coughing. The number of cases is rising once again.

The Best Ways to Manage Different Types of Throat Pain
There are many causes of throat pain, including colds, strep throat, smoking, acid reflux or growths. Learn how to manage your throat pain.

Adenoidectomy - What Is an Adenoidectomy
An adenoidectomy is the surgical removal of the adenoids. While they are sometimes removed at the same time as the tonsils, it is not always done together.

How is Swimmer's Ear Treated?
Swimmer's ear is a common summertime malady. Treatments vary on the severity of the infection but almost always include antibiotic ear drops.

Prevent Swimmer's Ear With These 5 Tips.
Swimmer's ear is an outer ear infection that is caused by water that remains stagnant in the ear canal. These 5 tips can help prevent this complication.

What Are the Causes Swimmer's Ear?
Swimmer's Ear is an infection of the outer ear which typically occurs when contaminated water enters the ear.

Sinusitis and Air Pollution
Learn how chemicals and toxins including those found in air pollution such as ozone and smog have been found to contribute to sinusitis.

Epley Maneuver - How to Treat Vertigo Symptoms
The Epley maneuver is used to treat vertigo caused by BPPV. Learn how it relieves vertigo symptoms and what to expect during the procedure.

Allergy Drops
Allergy drops are used a form of immunotherapy, they work in a similar manner to allergy shots but are less painful and more convenient.

Allegra Over-The-Counter Drug Information
Allegra is an antihistamine used to treat allergies. This article contains information you need to know before taking allegra.

Acid Reflux in Infants
Learn about acid reflux in infants, what signs and symptoms to watch for and when you should see a doctor.

What Is the Vasomotor Rhinitis Condition?
Vasomotor rhinitis is a condition used to describe symptoms of congestion and runny nose which cannot be explained by allergies or an infection.

Sinus Surgery Complications - Types of Surgery & Risks
All surgeries have risks. Sinus surgery is no exception. Here's what you need to know about sinus surgery complications before you go under the knife.

An Overview of Peritonsillar Abscess
Peritonsillar abscess is a painful disorder that usually starts as another infection like strep throat or pharyngitis. Learn more.

Diagnosing and Treating Seasonal Allergies
Seasonal Allergies, or hayfever, affect more than 35 million people in the United States. Seasonal Allergies can impact your sleep and wake cycle, your moods, and cognition. Find out how you can treat and diagnose seasonal allergies.

Hearing Loss Related to Otosclerosis
Otosclerosis is caused by abnormal bone growth in the middle ear. Inner ear bones function to conduct and amplify sound from the outer to the inner ear.

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Managing Ear Pain (And Conditions That Cause It)
Ear pain can be caused by a variety of factors. This article explores different conditions that cause ear pain and gives information on managing it.

Why Is It Hard to Swallow?
There are several conditions that can make it hard to swallow, including neurological problems, such as a stroke, infections, such as epiglottitis, or even scar tissue in the esophagus.

How to Detect an Allergen and Remove It From Your Home
Allergens are substances that can cause you to have an allergic reaction. Some examples of common allergens are dust mites, cat dander and pollen.

Mupirocin (Bactroban) Nasal Ointment
Mupirocin nasal ointment is a topical antibiotic that is used to kill species of staphylococcus​ bacteria inside the nostrils and nasal passageways.

Misophonia or Selective Sound Sensitivity Syndrome
Misophonia is a chronic condition in which certain sounds cause an unusual emotional response ranging from irritation to rage.

Hemoptysis is the medical term for coughing up blood. Find out what causes hemoptysis and when you should call your doctor.

What Causes the Eardrum to Appear Red?
A red eardrum can be associated with several ear related conditions. The redness usually means rritation or inflammation of the tympanic membrane.

What Causes a Ruptured Ear Drum?
A ruptured ear drum may be caused by auditory tube dysfunction combined with an event such as trauma, extremely loud noise, or an infection.

About Auditory (Eustachian) Tube Dysfunction
Auditory tube dysfunction, (also called Eustachian tube dysfunction), is a condition that occurs when the auditory tube is unable to function properly and can lead to conditions such as fluid in the ear.

What Causes Ear Infections?
Learn what causes ear infections (otitis media) and how to prevent this from happening to you or your child.

What Recreational Water Illnesses Can I Get From Swimming?
Recreational water illnesses (RWIs) are infections that are caught by swimming in contaminated water. Common symptoms include: diarrhea, rash, and ear pain.

Everything You Need to Know About Middle Ear Infections
Everything you need to know about middle ear infections, also called otitis media, including causes, symptoms, treatment, diagnosis and prevention.

Choosing the Best Earplugs to Prevent Swimmer's Ear
One of the easiest ways to prevent swimmer's ear is to use earplugs while swimming, but how do you know which ones to choose?

Everything You Need to Know About Mucinex
Everything you need to know before taking Mucinex (guaifenesin) including dosing, side effects, and more.

Sleep Apnea, Tonsils, and How to Stop Snoring
Snoring is caused by blocked air flow. Learn more about tonsils and snoring, sleep apnea, and how knowing the cause can help you get treatment.

Can Allergies Cause a Sinus Infection?
Allergies can predispose you to developing sinusitis. Find out how, and what you can do to avoid a sinus infection if you suffer from allergies.

Nasolacrimal Ducts and Disorders
The nasolacrimal duct is a canal that runs from the lacrimal sac to the nose allowing for drainage of tears. It is part of the lacrimal apparatus.

Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment of a Deviated Septum
The septum is the cartilage and bone that divides the nostrils. If the septum is deviated it means that the wall in not aligned properly and may be dividing the nostrils unevenly. Sometimes this makes it difficult to breathe out of one or both nostrils. Learn more about deviated septums.

How to Tell If You Have a Sinus Infection
A sinus infection, or sinusitis, is painful. Learn more about causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and how to tell if you have a sinus infection.

CSF Rhinorrhea
CSF Rhinorrhea is a rare condition most often caused by nasal sinus surgery, but also can be caused by birth defects and head/face injuries as well.

How is Otitis Externa Treated?
Otitis externa is the medical term for swimmer's ear, an infection of the outer ear canal often caused by contaminated water.

Does My Child Have a Sleep Disorder?
Does your child snore or have other sleep problems? Prepare right to visit the doctor to help prevent any problems related to untreated sleep disorders.

Strep Throat Complications
Strep throat can cause several problems ranging in severity from being just a nuisance to more serious long-term health compromising problems.

What Are ENT Disorders?
Ear, nose, and throat (ENT) disorders are commonly diagnosed and managed by an otolaryngologist, or more commonly referred to as an ENT. Examples include...

Everything You Need to Know About Vicks VapoRub
Vick's VapoRub ointment is a topical cream that is used to relieve cough and cold symptoms.

Overview of Exercise-Induced Allergies
Exercise-induced allergy symptoms may include difficulty breathing, skin rashes, congestion, or even a life-threatening​ condition called anaphylaxis.

What to Do if You Have Too Much Ear Wax
Everything you need to know about ear wax including what it is, why we have it, why some people accumulate too much of it and if you should clean it.

How Can I Tell a Lump From a Lymph Node?
Lumps are common with many ENT disorders and can be terrifying. Often these lumps are actually swollen lymph nodes. Find out more about lymph disorders.

Is It a Lump or a Lymph Node? Signs & Diagnosis
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ENT Disorder Awareness Month: February
February ENT-related health awareness promotions include Kids ENT Health and the British Tinnitus Awareness Week. Further explore these health topics.

Recurring Strep Throat - What to Do When It Comes Back
Recurring strep throat can result in pain and discomfort, lost days at school or at work, and ultimately surgery. Find out about your treatment options.

What to Do About Recurring Strep Throat
Living with strep carriers can be a cause of recurring strep throat. Learn more about what it means to be a strep carrier and if there is a cure. Page 2.

Symptoms of ENT Disorders
Overview of 4 of the most common disorders of the ears, nose, and throat along with their associated symptoms that you may experience.

What Is Electronystagmography Used For?
There are many causes of vertigo that affect your eyes or your ears. Electronystagmography can help your physician accurately diagnose your cause.

Afrin Nasal Spray (Oxymetazoline) Decongestant
Afrin nasal spray (oxymetazoline) is used as a decongestant for a number of illnesses, including the common cold, allergies, sinus congestion and more.

BPPV - Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
BPPV stands for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo. It is a form of vertigo that is thought to be caused by calcium deposits within the inner ear.

Labrynthitis and Vestibular Neuritis
Labyrinthitis and vestibular neuritis are conditions caused by inflammation of the portion of the inner ear that controls balance, leading to vertigo...

What Causes a Swollen Uvula?
A swollen uvula involves inflammation that can cause difficulty swallowing, pain, gagging, and more. Learn about conditions that can cause a swollen uvula.

Diagnosis and Treatment for Fluid in the Ear
Fluid in the ear (otitis media with effusion) can be the result of an ear infection or any conditions that impair the function of the auditory tube.

Sore Throat Pain and How To Treat It
A sore throat is a common ailment that can make your life miserable. Discover 10 causes of sore throat pain and how to treat that pain.

Vocal Cord Paralysis
Vocal Cord Paralysis is a common voice disorder occurring with either one or both vocal cords. This occurs when the vocal cord(s) do not open and close appropriately.

Swimmer's Ear
Swimmers ear, or otitis externa, is an infection of the outer ear. It is called swimmers ear because it is common among swimmers.

Congestion and Nasal Symptoms During Pregnancy
Congestion and other nasal symptoms during pregnancy are actually quite common, affecting approximately 39 percent of pregnant women.

Myringosclerosis and Tympanosclerosis Hearing Loss
Myringosclerosis and tympanosclerosis are related conditions in which calcium deposits form on the eardrum, and may spread to the middle ear.

How Are Swollen Tonsils Treated?
Swollen tonsils can be treated a number of ways, depending on what is causing the swelling and how serious it is.

Allergic Fungal Sinusitis
Allergic fungal sinusitis (AFS) is not caused by an active fungal infection, it can be difficult to treat if not properly identified.

Causes of Sinusitis: Structural Abnormalities
Sinusitis occurs when the sinuses become blocked and are unable to drain. In some cases the blockage is caused by increased tissue growth around the sinus.

Medical Conditions Leading to Diminished Sense of Smell
Many conditions can temporarily or permanently diminish our sense of smell, including sinus problems, medications or even nervous system disorders.

Dymista Uses and Side Effects
Dymista (azelastine and fluticasone) is a nasal spray used to treat symptoms related to seasonal allergies.

Sialolithiasis - Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatments
Sailolithiasis is a medical term for salivary duct stones, stones which form in the salivary gland or duct and block the flow of saliva.

What Causes Motion Sickness?
Motion sickness can be a miserable condition triggered by all kinds of movement, but particularly by riding roller coasters, in airplanes, and on boats. What causes this phenomenon?

Everything You Need to Know About Swimmer's Ear
If you are have questions about swimmer's ear, this article can answer your questions about symptoms, home remedies, when to call a doctor and much more.

Tonsil Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
Everything you need to know about tonsil cancer including symptoms, treatments, stages and more.

First Aid for a Burned Tongue
First aid for minor tongue burns and information on burning tongue syndrome.

Am I Losing My Sense of Taste?
About 15% of adults experience some loss of taste. Many times this is actually a loss of the sense of smell and can be related to many different causes.

Do Allergy Shots Really Work?
Allergy shots may cure your allergies, but they don't work for everyone. Learn how immunotherapy is supposed to be effective and factors to consider.

Can Coming Down With a Cold or the Flu Cause Neck Pain?
Neck pain can be a common symptom of the common cold, a flu virus or another infection.

Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Problems Caused by Smoking
There are several ear, nose and throat (ENT) disorders that can be caused by smoking including chronic coughs, sore throats and hoarseness.

How Smoking Causes Chronic Sinusitis
If you suffer from sinusitis, smoking and exposure to smoke can lead to chronic sinusitis. Learn why this happens, how it is diagnosed and treatment.

What Are the Risks of Having Your Ears Pierced?
While ear piercing is very common it does involve some serious risks including infection, allergy, and scarring.

The Various Types of Throat Cancer
Throat cancer encompasses cancers of the larynx, pharynx, oropharynx and nasopharyngeal. Smoking and HPV infection are recognized risk factors.

All About Loratadine (Claritin)
Loratadine (brand name Claritin) is a medication used to treat various allergies. Loratadine is an antihistamine but unlike many other antihistamines it usually does not make you drowsy.

When a Child Gets an Ear Infection Over the Weekend
An ear infection can happen at any time. Knowing where to get help for you child's ear infection when your doctor's office is closed can make a huge difference.

Is Bleeding After a Tonsillectomy an Emergency?
Tonsillectomies are some of the most common surgeries in the world and while rare, bleeding after a tonsillectomy should be taken seriously.

Allergies and Ear Infections
Untreated allergies can be a cause of frequent or recurrent ear infections.

Antibiotic Resistance
When a bacteria is exposed to an antibiotic, and it is not killed and its growth is not inhibited, it will mutate, developing a resistance to that antibiotic.

Allergic Rhinitis - Hay Fever
Hay fever or allergic rhinitis affects 40 to 60 million Americans each year. Hay fever does not mean you have an allergy to hay or have a fever.

Dietary Management of Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Eosinophilic esophagitis is being more readily recognized in the medical community. Learn how you can change your diet to help manage the symptoms.

Everything You Need to Know About Ragwitek
Ragwitek is a new medication approved for the treatment of short ragweed allergies.

Ear Barotrauma
Barotrauma of the ear occurs when the pressure inside and outside of the ear do not match. The pressure can cause discomfort, loss of hearing or injury.

Can Acid Reflux Cause a Sore Throat?
Acid reflux can cause a sore throat. When acid travels up the esophagus and sits in the back of the throat while a person is lying down or sleeping the tissue in that area can become irritated and sore.

The Different Ways ENT Disorders Are Diagnosed
Doctors use many different methods to diagnose ENT disorders, including signs and symptoms, cultures, visualization with an endoscope or otoscope and sometimes imaging, such as x-rays, CT scans or an MRI.

What Can I Eat After a Tonsillectomy?
Following a tonsillectomy, you should eat foods that are easy to swallow. Check out these suggestions to help you determine what you have ready to eat.

Tracheitis - Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Tracheitis is a rare bacterial infection of the trachea (breathing tube), which is most likely to affect small children and requires emergency care.

Best Way to Prevent a Middle Ear Infection
Information on how to prevent middle ear infections, also called otitis media.

Foreign Object Nasal Obstruction
Children have a natural tendency to put things where they shouldn't. Find out what you should do if your child puts something up their nose.

What Is Rhinosinusitis?
Rhinosinusitis is the inflammation of the nasal passages and sinus cavities. It commonly causes headaches, post nasal drip, and congestion.

What Could Be Causing a Lump in My Throat?
Having a lump in your throat can be a very disturbing experience. While once considered a psychiatric disorder, it is found commonly related to other causes.

Second Opinion - When to Get a Second Opinion
There are many reasons to get a second opinion from a physician. This article will explore some of those reasons and also give some suggestions on how to go about getting a second opinion and what to do once you've got it.

What Are Mucous Membranes?
Mucous membranes line parts of the body that lead to the outside and are exposed to air.

Strep Throat vs Sore Throat: How to Tell the Difference
It can be difficult to tell if your sore throat is caused by strep but there are a few things which can help to differentiate between these common conditions..

Tongue-Tie (Ankyloglossia)
Being tongue-tied is an expression that someone is having difficulty expressing themselves. However, it is actually a congenital disorder, ankyloglossia.

What Causes Ear Infections in Adults?
There are two main types of ear infections that are seen in adults: Outer ear infections (otitis externa) and middle ear infections (otitis media).

Mononucleosis (Mono) Symptoms and Signs
Mono, short for mononucleosis, is a condition usually caused by the Epstein-barr virus and, less commonly, cytomegliovirus (CMV). Mono is sometimes called

What Is Post Nasal Drip? (Symptoms and Treatment)
If you've ever had a particularly nasty bit of phlegm in the back of your throat, you've experienced post-nasal drip. Mucous traps bacteria and keeps unwanted debris out, serving an important function in immunity. Certain conditions, however, can cause build up or excessively thin secretions. Learn more about post-nasal drip and when to call your doctor about it.

Sinus Surgery Overview
Sinus surgery becomes necessary in cases of chronic recurring sinusitis that has failed to resolve through medication or other treatment means. The goal of sinus surgery is to enlarge the sinus opening to allow for better drainage.

What Is Mononucleosis (Mono) and How Is It Spread?
Mono, or mononucleosis is a viral infection that is spread through saliva or close contact, hence its other name,

Prevent ENT Disorders - How to Prevent ENT Disorders
Learn how to prevent different types of ENT related disorders. Common infections that you may be able to help prevent include ear infections, sinus infections, sore throat and sleep apnea.

Diagnosing Mono - Mono Spot Test
Testing is important to accurately diagnose mono, a shortened name for infectious mononucleosis. The mono spot test is useful in properly diagnosing mono.

What Causes a Sore Throat? (Common Illnesses)
If you have a sore throat, you may be wondering what the culprit is. Understanding important differences in the common illnesses that cause a sore throat may be the key to finding out.

What are Common Reasons for Swollen Lips?
Swollen lips can be caused by many things; some are even life threatening like angioedema. Find out more about 5 of the common causes of swollen lips.

When Is a Bloody Nose an Emergency?
Bloody noses are common and caused by a variety of factors, but when does a bloody nose go from a minor annoyance to a full-blown emergency?

How Long is Mono Contagious?
If you've had mono you're probably wondering when it's safe for you to go back to work or school. This article has the answers you need.

Common Changes After Tonsillectomy
Changes to the mouth and throat after a tonsillectomy are common. Changes may include: swollen tongue or uvula, white scabs as well as other changes.

Can Your Tonsils Grow Back After a Tonsillectomy?
While it is unlikely that your tonsils will grow back after a tonsillectomy, both tonsil and adenoid tissue do have the ability to regenerate.

Why Won't My Ears Pop?
When you take off or land in an airplane or drive up a canyon, your ears should

Seven Things You Don't Know about Motion Sickness
If you suffer from motion sickness, these seven things may help you to cope or overcome your symptoms entirely.

Xtoro (finafloxacin) for Swimmer's Ear
Xtoro (finafloxacin) is a novel therapy for the treatment of acute otitis externa (swimmer's ear). Treatment lasts 7 days and is administered by ear drops.

Why Do I Get Congested at Night?
Find out why your congestion seems to get worse at night.

Why am I Smelling Things That Aren't There?
Phantosmia, or smelling things that aren't really there, is a condition that is well documented among professionals but poorly understood.

When Is Ear Drainage a Medical Emergency?
Ear drainage is not uncommon, but in certain cases it can be an emergency medical situation. Knowing when to get immediate help can help prevent damage.

Wheezing is a term used to describe a high or low pitched sound created when someone experiencing breathing difficulty breaths in or out..

What You Should Know Before Taking Nasonex
Nasonex is a nasal spray now available over the counter. Nasonex is used to treat allergy symptoms like a runny nose, congestion, and sneezing.

What to Do About Your Stuffy Nose and Congestion
There are many underlying causes for a stuffy nose but contrary to popular belief the nostrils are not clogged. A stuffy nose occurs when the blood vessels inside the nose become swollen.

What to Do About Cryptic Tonsils
Cryptic tonsils are inflammed tonsils that have accumulated food, mucus, and other debris which can cause bad breath, tonsil stones, and a sore throat.

What To Do if You Have Symptoms of H1N1?
If you have symptoms of H1N1 (swine flu), there are several things you should do to help yourself and prevent spreading the flu to others.

Eustachian Tube
The eustachian tube is essential to 3 functions related to the middle ear. When dysfunction of the eustachian tube occurs, other problems may occur.

What Is Cancer of the Tongue? (Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment)
Cancer of the tongue can have a number of causes. It can also be life threatening if not diagnosed at an early stage. Learn when to call your doctor.

What Is the Best ENT Treatment?
An ENT specialist can help you get up-to-date treatment for all kinds of disorders including, sinusitis, tonsillitis, chronic ear infections and more.

What is Submucosal Resection of the Nose?
Submucosal resection of the nose is used to treat a deviated septum, but may also be performed as a part of sinus or cleft-palate surgery.

Tamiflu (Oseltamivir Phosphate)
Tamiflu (oseltamivir phosphate) is a medication used for treatment and prevention of the flu. Everything you need to know before taking Tamiflu.

What is Prilosec (Omeprazole)? Uses and Adverse Effects
Prilosec is a medication used to help treat ulcers, GERD and erosive esophagitis. Long-term use of Prilosec has been linked to bone fractures.

What Is Rebound Congestion?
Rebound congestion is caused by the use of certain decongestants (medications that are used to treat a stuffy nose) and can trap you in a vicious cycle.

What is Pseudoephedrine?
Pseudoephedrine is a medication used to treat congestion, sinuses and runny nose. It only treats symptoms; it is not a cure for bacterial illness.

What Is Sinus Barotrauma (Sinus Squeeze)?
Sinus barotrauma occurs when divers descend too quickly. It can also occur in an airplane or any other situation where the ambient pressure suddenly changes.

What is Phlegm?
Phlegm is the mucus secreted by the glands in the respiratory passages and the lungs. It sometimes is confused with mucus from your nasal passages.

What is Oral Allergy Syndrome?
Oral allergy syndrome causes symptoms such as an itchy mouth, throat or lips when an individual who also suffers from allergic rhinitis ingests certain food.

What Is Laryngitis? Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
Laryngitis is inflammation of the larynx, or voice box. Hoarseness is the most common symptom; others depend on the cause of the illness. Learn more.

Nasopharangeal Cancer - What is Nasopharyngeal Cancer
Nasopharyngeal cancer is a malignant growth that resides in the back of the throat and behind the nose.

What is Malignant Otitis Externa?
Malignant otitis externa is a complication of swimmer's ear commonly caused by resistant bacteria, particularly pseudomonas aeruginosa.

What is Jackhammer Esophagus?
Jackhammer esophagus is an esophageal motility disorder in which spasms of the esophagus are so intense they are described as a feeling like a jackhammer.

What Is the Fluoroscopy Diagnostic Tool?
Fluoroscopy is a diagnostic tool used by doctors to visualize internal structures of the body.

What Is Eosinophilic Espohagitis
Eosinophilic esophagitis is an inflammatory disorder often related to food allergies that can cause difficulty swallowing and other uncomfortable symptoms.

What Is EPAP? - Expiratory Positive Airway Pressure
EPAP stands for expiratory positive airway pressure. An EPAP device has been studied for the treatment of sleep apnea.

What Is Dexilant (dexlansoprazole)?
Dexilant is used to treat acid reflux (GERD). Dexilant is different than most heartburn medications in that it is an extended release medication.

What Is Congestion?
Congestion can occur with many disorders and illnesses can be treated in a number of different ways. Find out more about this common problem.

What Is Chronic Sinusitis?
Chronic sinusitis is sinusitis that lasts longer than 12 weeks. Most cases of chronic sinusitis involve underlying health issues that need to be treated before chronic sinusitis can truly resolve.

What Is an OAE (Otoacoustic Emissions) Hearing Test?
OAE stands for otoacoustic emissions which is a name for the sounds produced by the cochlea. The hearing test, which is used to diagnose problems with the cochlea, is also called OAE.

Achalasia - Motility Disorder of the Esophagus
Achalasia is a disorder of the esophagus that causes difficulty swallowing and choking even on soft foods or liquids.

What Is a Perforated Esophagus?
The esophagus is the tube of smooth muscle which moves food from the back of the throat (pharynx) to the stomach. When the esophagus becomes perforated it means that there is a hole in it.

What Is a Nasal Decongestant?
A nasal decongestant is a medication used to treat runny or stuffy noses. Nasal decongestants can be taken orally or as a nasal spray.

Frenulotomy - Surgery to Correct Tongue-Tie
Frenulotomy is a surgical procedure performed to correct a congenital condition called ankyloglossia, or more commonly known as tongue-tie.

What Is a BAER Hearing Test?
BAER stands for brain stem auditory evoked response. This test is typically performed on newborn babies to test for hearing loss or nerve disorders.

Causes and Treatment of Sudden Hearing Loss
Sudden hearing loss is a rapid process in which hearing is lost taking up to a maximum of three days. There are several causes of sudden hearing loss and all require immediate medical treatment.

What Causes Post Nasal Drip?
Post-nasal drip is that unpleasant draining of mucus down your throat, making you cough it up or swallow it. There's more not to like: Read it here.

What Causes Jaw Pain?
It's important to know the many possible causes of jaw pain, since some of them can be serious. Learn about 12 causes: Is any of them familiar to you?

What Causes Mucous in the Throat?
The accumulation of mucous in the back of the throat can be very irritating, lead to excessive swallowing, sore throat and even swollen tonsils.

What Causes Itchy EarsWhat Causes Itchy Ears
Itchy ears can be caused by infections, excessive ear wax and more. Find out what might be causing your ears to itch.

What Can Cause Frequent Bloody Noses?
Frequent bloody noses are a nuisance and may be serious. Learn about causes, symptoms, and treatment of this common but often preventable condition.

What Causes Goopy Eyes?
Common conditions that can cause they eyes to become goopy with an unusual discharge include conjunctivitis, allergies, and other infections.

What Causes Enlarged Tonsils?
Enlarged tonsils can be caused by a number of culprits, including strep throat, common cold viruses, mono, and more. Find out what could be causing your enlarged tonsils.

What Causes Ear Pain?
Ear pain has numerous causes including infections, barotrauma, and less obvious conditions such as sinusitis.

What Causes Feelings of Dizziness or Vertigo?
What causes dizziness? The reasons are numerous. Get the facts on medical conditions that lead to this sensation with this review.

What Causes an Earache?
There are many causes of earaches. This article has been created to help you determine the most likely cause and solution to your ear pain.

What Are the Risks of Having Your Tonsils Removed?
Thousands of people have their tonsils removed safely each year, but there are risks you should know about before having a tonsillectomy.

What Are Tonsils? A Closer Look at Their Role
The throat contains 3 pairs of tonsils: pharyngeal (adenoids), palatine tonsils (just tonsils) and the lingual tonsils formed from lymphatic tissue.

What Are Thickened Liquids?
Thickened liquids are used for individuals who suffer from swallowing difficulties (dysphagia) to prevent choking and aspiration.

What Are Ventilation Tubes for the Ears?
Ventilation tubes, or ear tubes, are used to treat fluid in the ear.They are tiny synthetic tubes which are surgically placed through the ear drum.

What Are the Symptoms of Thyroid Cancer?
There are four types of thyroid cancer and symptoms of thyroid cancer may vary depending on the type of thyroid cancer you have. Cancer can be present with or without symptoms.

What Are the Symptoms of an Ear Infection?
Learn the symptoms of an ear infection including ear pain, hearing loss, and fever, as well as tips for the treatment and prevention of ear infections.

What Are Clear Liquids?
Medical professionals use the term clear liquids to describe a specific diet intended to help prepare for procedures or to manage cares after surgery.

What Are Ear Grommets?
Ear grommets are synthetic ear tubes that are surgically placed inside the auditory tube for the treatment of fluid in the ear.

Loss of Voice and Hoarseness
Experiencing a loss of voice or hoarseness is a common problem that can and can cause missed days at work and a decrease the quality of your life.

Prevent Chapped Skin When You Have a Runny Nose
A chapped nose or upper lip while sick makes a bad situation even worse. Learn why you get chapped, how to avoid it. Several things will make a difference.

Understanding Tinnitus
Tinnitus is commonly referred to as ringing in your ears, it can also be buzzing humming or clicking but this phenomenon is difficult to understand.

Understanding the Causes and Symptoms of Tonsillitis
Tonsillitis occurs when the pharyngeal tonsils, located in the back of the throat become inflamed. This can be caused by an infection or allergies.

Nasal Valve Collapse
Nasal valve collapse occurs when the nasal structure has increased narrowing or weakness. Symptoms include difficulty breathing, congestion, and more.

Types of Speech Therapy
There are many different problems that can affect speech as well as different approaches to treating problems in speech, hearing and swallowing.

What is Middle Ear Testing With Tympanometry?
Tympanometry is performed by using a tympanometer and is used to determine disorders of the middle ear including fluid in the ears and otosclerosis.

Turbinate Reduction (For Disorders of the Nose and Airway)
Turbinate reduction is a surgical procedure to reduce the size of your turbinates. Turbinates are a part of the nose which humidify the air we breathe.

What Are Your Nasal Turbinates?
Turbinates are a combination of bone, tissue and blood vessels that help to form our nasal passageways. They have many functions and associated with nasal...

Tonsillectomy Risks Versus Benefits: Is It Worth It?
Why is it that tonsillectomies come in and out of fashion? What are the risks and benefits of a tonsillectomy? More importantly, is it worth it for you?

Tonsillectomy: Having Your Tonsils Removed
Tonsillectomies, or surgical removal of the tonsils, is considered with frequent infections, size that interferes with breathing, and other disorders.

Tonsillectomy: Having Your Tonsils Removed
You will be given a set of instructions after having your tonsils removed. Follow them carefully to ensure a full and speedy recovery. Page 2.

Thyroid Cancer
There are several types of thyroid cancer, associated with different parts of the thyroid. Many of the types of cancer originate in the follicular cells.

Is Doing the Epley Maneuver at Home Safe?
The Epley maneuver is an effective treatment for BPPV. When learned correctly, this treatment can be learned and performed at home with certain cautions.

The Asthma and Allergy Connection
Allergic asthma is a specific type of asthma that is triggered by an allergic response. Allergic asthma is the most common type of asthma there is.

Information for Parents About Ear Tubes
The surgical placement of ear tubes, called a myringotomy, is generally used as a treatment for chronic ear infections in children.

Surgical Repair of Cleft Lip and Palate
Information for parents on surgeries commonly performed to repair cleft lip & cleft palate including: techniques, best ages for surgery, and more.

Strep Throat - Do I Need Antibiotics?
Strep throat is a bacterial infection of

How to Stop a Nosebleed
Learn basic first aid to stop a nosebleed, when a simple nosebleed becomes an emergency, prevention and causes of nosebleeds and more.

Steroid Shots for Allergy Symptom Control
While steroids can be effective at reducing the effects of the immune system, they are not the best method to control allergies. Learn more about why.

How to Find the Right Ear, Nose, and Throat Doctor
Discover more about ENTs and their subspecialties. Also explore some tips on finding the right doctor to treat your ear, nose, or throat problems.

How Long Does it Take to Recover From a Tonsillectomy?
If you're planning on a tonsillectomy, you probably want to know how long you should schedule off from work or school. The time varies by your age group.

How is Mono Treated?
Learn about symptom management for mono is important due to the profound fatigue, swollen tonsils, and throat soreness that you may experience.

Serous Otitis Media - Symptoms, Diagnosis, & Treatment
Serous otitis media is a medical term meaning fluid in the ear. While the fluid will usually resolve on its own, occasionally you will need ear tubes placed.

Natural Home Remedies for Post-Nasal Drip
Natural home remedies for post-nasal drip help you and your family avoid the side effects of drugs. Learn about essential oils, neti pots and more.

The Different Types of Hearing Loss
There are many varying degrees and causes of hearing loss. In general hearing loss is categorized by three basic types depending on the area of the ear or auditory system that is damaged.

Hearing Loss - Types of Hearing Loss
There are many varying degrees and causes of hearing loss. In general hearing loss is categorized by three basic types depending on the area of the ear or auditory system that is damaged. Page 2.

Health Complications Associated With Swollen Tonsils
Having swollen tonsils is more than just a nuisance, as it can lead to other complications including sleep apnea, difficulty swallowing and more.

Everything You Need to Know About Recurrent Ear Infections
Recurrent ear infections are ear infections that occur frequently, specifically 3 or more times a year. Learn what causes recurrent ear infections and what you can do about them.

Grastek is a medication used for the treatment of allergies caused by Timothy grass, orchard grass, Kentucky blue grass or other related grasses.

Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia
Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is a rare genetic disorder often associated with chronic ear, sinus, and respiratory infections.

Post Nasal Drip Treatments
Post nasal drip is a common problem that can be treated at home or by a physician using humidifiers, avoidance of triggers, medications, or surgery.

Post-Nasal Drip Treatment
Learn about treatments for post-nasal drip due to changes in hormones, such as pregnancy or menopause, or anatomical issues, like a deviated septum or enlarged turbinates. Page 2.

Ear Pain (Otalgia) - Description, Causes, Treatment
Otalgia is the medical term for ear pain. Otalgia can be caused by a number of conditions.

Oralair is a form of sublingual immunotherapy used for the treatment of grass allergies.

Fluid in the Ear Symptoms
Symptoms of fluid in the ears can vary widely. Some people have no symptoms while others may suffer from ear pain, hearing loss or developmental delays.

The Common Cold - Causes and FAQ
All your questions about the common cold answered including how to avoid getting sick, how long you are contagious, and how to ease your symptoms.

What Is UPPP (Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty)?
UPPP is a medical abbreviation for uvulopalatopharyngoplasty, a surgery that involves removing the soft tissue at the back of the throat.

How to Manage Peripheral Vertigo: Symptoms and Treatment
Vertigo is the sensation of the world spinning around you while you remain still. Learn the causes and treatment of peripheral (inner ear) vertigo.

What Is Concha Bullosa and How Is It Diagnosed?
Concha bullosa is an air pocket in the middle turbinate which can cause obstruction and contribute to sinus problems that may require surgery.

Semicircular Canals of the Ear
The semicircular canals are organs in the inner ear that are responsible for balance and equilibrium.

Bloody Nose - Should I Tilt My Head Back to Stop a Nosebleed
Should I tilt my head back to stop a nosebleed? Find out the answer to this and other useful information for dealing with nosebleeds.

Is There a Vaccine for Ear Infections?
The pneumococcal conjugate vaccination (PCV) is a vaccine that can be used to prevent some ear infections.

How Long Is Strep Throat Contagious?
After exposure to strep throat, there is a 2 to 5 day period before you start to feel the symptoms of strep throat. When you stop being contagious depends...

How are Ear Infections Treated?
Not all ear infections react to antibiotics and pain is usually associated with both viral and bacterial infections. Learn more about available treatments.

Maxillary Antrostomy
Maxillary antrostomy is the most common method for performing endoscopic sinus surgery. It involves enlarging the maxillary sinus opening.

Five Year Old Dies After Tonsillectomy
Five year old Hunter Mosher from Michigan passed away after having a laser tonsillectomy. Mosher was having a tonsillectomy to cure sleep apnea.

Drops for Removing Ear Wax
This article covers commonly used ear drops for removing excess ear wax.

Esophageal Dilation
Difficulty swallowing can be a very scary symptom associated with esophageal strictures from complicated GERD, eosinophilic esophagitis, and other disorders.

Can My Child Have Sleep Apnea
Approximately 1-4% of kids have sleep apnea. Learn the signs, symptoms and causes of sleep apnea in children.

Cauliflower Ear: Prevention and Treatment
Cauliflower ear causes a lumpy appearance to the outer ear. It usually occurs as a result of repeated blows to the ears during contact sports.

Chronic and Recurrent Tonsillitis
Chronic and recurrent tonsillitis are prolonged or frequent episodes of swollen tonsils. Both conditions can greatly impact your quality of life.

2 Important ENT Events in April
April has 2 major awareness groups associated with disorders of the Ears, Nose, and Throat. Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week & World Voice Day

Antipyrine and Benzocaine Otic Solution
Antipyrine and benzocaine otic solution is a topical medication used for the treatment of ear pain.

Causes of Halitosis (Bad Breath)
Halitosis or bad breath is not only a concern for you, but may affect how others interact with you. Dental problems are not the only causes of bad breath.

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Ten Ways to Ease Sinus Pain Quickly
These ten tips can help you to ease sinus pain quickly.

Why Do I Keep Coughing?
An article I recently read on CNN Health.com cites eight possible culprits for a chronic cough, (a cough lasting longer than eight weeks), among non-smokers.

Why Can't I Eat Before Surgery?
Rest assured, your doctor is not out to torture you. Having an empty stomach prior to receiving anesthesia prevents food or fluids from accidentally behind aspirated into the lungs.

There are many medications that can be used to treat disorders related to the ears, nose, and throat. Come here to learn more about these medications.

Infectious Mononucleosis
Infectious mononucleosis, or the kissing disease, is a very debilitating viral infection associated with profound fatigue and throat pain. Find out more about mono and treatments.

Vocal Cord Disorders
So much of your life revolves around verbal communication. Learn about disorders that can affect your vocal cords and therefore your quality of speech.

Head and Neck Disorders
Disorders that are not related to the ears, nose and throat, but closely related to head and neck are also treated by otolaryngologists.

Treating Broken Noses
Broken noses are almost always the result of trauma to the face. Symptoms include pain, visible deformity, bleeding and in severe cases difficulty breathing.

What is a Microdebrider?
The microdebrider used in endoscopic sinus surgeries is an innovative surgical instrument that has helped improve the surgical field of rhinology.

What Causes A Swollen Tongue?
A swollen tongue can be caused by a variety of conditions. Find out what might be causing your swollen tongue and what you can do to reduce the swelling.

Strep Tests - What types of strep throat tests are available?
A strep test is method used to treat strep throat. Both the throat culture and rapid strep test can be used to detect the strep throat.

What is Rhinostat?
Rhinostat is designed to help patients suffering from nasal spray addiction who are trying to gradually wean off the offending nasal decongestant.


Ear, Nose and Throat - Symptoms and Diagnosis of Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders
Information about the symptoms and diagnosis of common ear, nose and throat disorders including breathing problems like snoring, sleep apnea, and deviated septum. Learn how to manage other symptoms such as pain and dizziness as well.

Treatment of ENT Disorders - Treating Disorders of the Ear, Nose & Throat
Here you will find treatment options for many different ENT disorders including conservative versus aggressive treatments as well as things that you can do at home.