Every body has dealt with the pain and discomfort caused by ear infections. Though ear infections are harmless a majority of the time, it’s important to have all the facts to properly diagnose and treat ear infections.
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Swimmer’s ear, also known as external otitis, is a bacterial infection of the outer ear canal. It’s typically caused by excessive water exposure from various activities, such as swimming, diving, surfing and other water sports.
Nasal allergies occur when allergens in the air affect the nasal passages due to an overreaction of your immune system. They can be caused by a range of allergens, including pollen, animal dander, mold, feathers and more. So, how can … Continue reading
Nosebleeds can be caused by many things such as physical trauma, allergies, or underlying diseases that affect the blood. While nosebleeds are usually minor, it is still important to properly treat them otherwise they can cause major issues.
More often than not, sinusitis is treated with medicines and a variety of home treatment methods. Some of the medicines used to minimize sinusitis symptoms include: Antibiotics Decongestants Mucolytics, which thin the mucus
Many people have never heard of balloon sinuplasty. However, millions of people suffer from the very condition that this procedure can treat.
Laryngitis is an inflammation of the voice box that causes a change in the air flow to your throat. The change in air flow leads to your voice to become hoarse. Laryngitis is usually not serious and symptoms typically go … Continue reading
Winter is passing and you can finally enjoy an outdoor jog instead of logging miles on the treadmill; unless you’re one of 18 million Americans suffering from spring allergies. Sneezing, coughing and watery eyes can make it difficult to enjoy … Continue reading
Have you ever experienced ringing, buzzing or hissing in your ear? Approximately 50 million Americans have experienced a mild to severe form of tinnitus. While many people think tinnitus is an actual condition, it’s actually a symptom of an underlying … Continue reading
Earwax is produced by the glands in the ear canal to trap small particles that could potentially harm the eardrum. While everyone produces ear wax, certain factors, such as the size of the ear canal and age, can impact the … Continue reading