ENT Services

  • Airway Problems

    In children, airway problems are commonly caused from reflux of undigested food and secretions from the stomach. This condition is often difficult to diagnose, as typical symptoms are not always clear in children. This condition is called laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) or gastroesophageal reflux (GER). Find out about the symptoms and solutions for airway problems. Causes […]

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  • Allergy and Sinus

    Allergy and sinus problems can lead to sinusitis, upper airway infections, persistent allergies, and asthma in children. Asthma is a condition that can be life threatening for your child. There are many other causes of allergy and sinus problems in children. Find out about the symptoms and solutions for allergy and sinus conditions. Causes and […]

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  • Allergy Ear Infection

    An ear infection can occur from allergies, and this will act the same way as an ear illness from a virus or bacteria. Ear infections typically occur in the middle ear, when fluid becomes trapped in the small space behind the ear drum. This fluid buildup leads to pain and other symptoms. Causes and Concerns […]

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  • Chronic Sinusitis

    If you have persistent inflammation or swelling of the tissues that line your sinuses, you could have a condition called chronic sinusitis. Under normal circumstances, your sinuses are full of air, but when they get blocked and filled with fluid, viruses, bacteria, or fungi can accumulate there and lead to a sinus infection. Causes and […]

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  • Difficulty Swallowing

    Also known as dysphagia, “difficulty swallowing” is generally a sign of problems with either your esophagus or your throat. Dysphagia is more common in babies, the elderly, and individuals with brain or nervous system disorders, but anyone can have difficulty swallowing at any time. Causes and Concerns There are several reasons why the throat or […]

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  • Dizziness

    Dizziness causes you to feel unstable or sense the room is spinning. There are many reasons that dizziness occurs, and for proper treatment, a doctor must ascertain the cause of the condition. Dizziness often occurs for people with persistent allergies. Find out about the symptoms and solutions for dizziness. Causes and Concerns Dizziness is that […]

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  • Down Syndrome

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  • Ear Infection

    Causing pain for children and adults alike, middle ear infections can lead to many problems. Seeking medical attention for your ear infection is the best solution to make sure that you receive adequate treatment and prevent complications. Find out about the symptoms and solutions of an ear infection. Causes and Concerns Ear infections are not […]

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  • Earwax Removal

    Cerumen, also known as earwax, is naturally produced by the glands in the ears to lubricate the ear canals and keep dust and debris from getting too far down in the ear canal. Cerumen typically clears itself from the ears, but in some instances can accumulate and cause a blockage, especially if you wear earmolds […]

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  • Hay Fever

    If you or a family member suffers from itchy and watery eyes, as well as a red, congested nose, chances are you have allergic rhinitis. These symptoms only get worse when seasons change. More commonly known as hay fever, allergic rhinitis is easily treated. Causes and Concerns Like other allergic reactions, hay fever results when […]

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  • Hoarseness

    Hoarseness, an abnormal change in your voice, can be the result of a disorder in the vocal cords (sound producing parts) of the larynx (voice box). Your voice may sound strained and raspy when you are hoarse. There may also be changes in pitch and volume of your voice. Causes and Concerns When you breathe, […]

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  • Laryngitis

    Laryngitis is a common medical condition characterized by inflammation and swelling of the larynx (voice box). The majority of cases are caused by common viruses, infections or overuse of your voice. Laryngitis is not considered a serious health concern. Symptoms and Signs Laryngitis may occur at the same time or a couple of days after […]

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  • Loss of Smell

    The loss of smell is called anosmia. For most people, the loss of smell begins to deteriorate after the age of 60, and the majority of elderly people lose their sense of smell almost completely. Mouth and nose specialists report that the ability to smell is at its peak between the ages of 30 and […]

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  • Nose Bleeds

    A nose bleed is called epistaxis, and this is a fairly common condition. If you have ever had a nose bleed, you probably did not even realize that only one nostril was bleeding. The blood comes from the tissue that lines the inside of the nostrils. Nosebleeds are more common in people who live in […]

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  • Pediatric Ear Infection

    An ear infection can be unpleasant for anyone, especially a baby or toddler. Ear infections cause pain, irritability, and loss of appetite. Also, when your child has an ear infection, he or she will grab at the ears. Find out about the symptoms and solutions for pediatric ear infection. Causes and Concerns An ear infection […]

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  • Problem of the Tongue

    There are more common problems of the tongue than you can probably imagine. While most are not serious, a few can require medical attention. More often than not, parents will look at their child’s tongue and panic when they see it is bright red in color. Of course, the parent did not realize that five […]

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  • Reflux

    When the esophagus becomes inflamed and irritated, as a result of stomach acids and digestive enzymes backing up into it, the condition is known as gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD). This condition adversely affects from 25% to 40% of American adults, to varying degrees of severity, at some time in their life. All ages can develop […]

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  • Rhinitis

    Non-allergic rhinitis is a set of symptoms resembling an allergy but having no known cause. Generally developing in adulthood, symptoms persist all year round. The symptoms include postnasal drip, sneezing, runny nose, and stuffy nose. Approximately 19 million people in the U.S. have non-allergic rhinitis as compared to 58 million who suffer from allergic rhinitis. […]

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  • Sinusitis

    Every year thousands of people flock to drug stores and department store pharmacies, to stand in front of numerous products trying to figure out what sinus medication they should buy. Many people often mistake a sinus problem with a cold or symptoms of allergies. Because these conditions often mimic each other, it is best to […]

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  • Snoring

    Snoring is caused by the vibrating movement of the uvula and the soft palate that is located in the roof of the mouth. The uvula is the small mass of tissue that hangs down from the middle of the soft palate. When a person sleeps, the uvula and the soft palate relax and vibrating movements […]

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  • Sore Throat

    So, you have a sore throat, cough, runny nose and congestion. Have you caught a common cold or do you have allergy symptoms? Sometimes, it is even difficult for doctors to distinguish between the two, because their symptoms can be so similar. If you have a persistent throat discomfort accompanied by other allergy symptoms, consider […]

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  • Stuffy Nose

    A stuffy nose is a condition that doctors call nasal congestion, and it can be caused by several things. Although most people think they have a cold when they get a stuffy nose, this symptom can occur from a number of health conditions. With a stuffy nose, the membranes of the nasal passages get inflamed […]

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  • Swimmer’s Ear

    Swimmer’s ear (otitis externa) is a condition that causes pain in the outer ear and ear canal. The ear canal protects the ear from foreign objects entering in the middle part of the ear, such as bugs, water, and small toys children shove in there. The ear canal is also responsible for protecting the ear […]

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  • Swollen Glands

    Do you have a sore throat, headache, and fatigue? It is possible that you could have swollen lymph nodes, also called “swollen glands.” Typically, if your glands are swollen, it is an indication that your body is fighting an infection or some other type of illness. Purpose of Lymph Nodes Helping your body battle infections […]

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  • Tinnitus

    Tinnitus can be an annoying condition. It is described as a constant or occasional ringing sound in the ears. According to statistics from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, an estimated 12 million people in the United States suffer from tinnitus. Causes and Concerns Tinnitus can originate in one of four areas: […]

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  • Vertigo

    Vertigo is an unpleasant feeling that is twofold. With vertigo, it feels as if the room is spinning, or it can feel as if you are moving. Vertigo is not the same as dizziness. When you are dizzy, it feels more like you are light headed and may pass out. Dizziness is a common feeling […]

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