Rhinitis

Head and Neck, Ear Nose Throat

Rhinitis refers to inflammation of the nasal passages. This inflammation can cause a variety of annoying symptoms, including sneezing, itching, nasal congestion, runny nose, and postnasal drip (the sensation that mucus is draining from the sinuses down the back of the throat). Brief episodes of rhinitis are usually caused by respiratory tract infections with viruses… Continue reading

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Nose fracture

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What is a nose fracture? A “fracture” is another word for a broken bone. A nose fracture is when a person breaks a bone in the nose. There are different kinds of nose fractures, depending on how the bone breaks. Some fractures are more serious than others. If the bone is only cracked, the fracture… Continue reading

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Ear infections (otitis media)

OtitisMedia

What is an ear infection? An ear infection is a condition that can cause pain in the ear, fever, and trouble hearing. Ear infections are common in children. Ear infections often occur in children after they get a cold. Fluid can build up in the middle part of the ear behind the eardrum. This fluid… Continue reading

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Outer ear infection

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What is an outer ear infection An outer ear infection is a condition that can cause pain in the ear canal. The ear canal is the part of the ear that goes from the side of the head to the eardrum. An outer ear infection is sometimes called “swimmer’s ear.” But an outer ear infection… Continue reading

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Laryngitis

laryngitis

 What is laryngitis? Laryngitis is the medical term for when your vocal cords are inflamed. Laryngitis usually causes your voice to sound hoarse and can even make you lose your voice completely. What causes laryngitis? Laryngitis can be caused by: ●     The common cold and other infections that affect the throat ●  … Continue reading

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