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Most people with a deviated septum aren’t aware it exists because it doesn’t affect their breathing, their sleeping or their lifestyle. Other people aren’t so lucky. If your ENT has recommended that you have septum surgery it is to restore breathing, alleviate sleep apnea, or improve your upper respiratory health. While septum surgery (septoplasty) is a common surgical procedure for

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If your child is having problems with throat or ear infections over and over again, it might be time to ditch the pediatrician and make a switch to an ear, nose and throat (ENT) doctor . ENTs are medical professionals that specialize in diseases and conditions of the ears, nose and throat. Not only are they clinicians (office doctors) they

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The arrival of cooler temperatures brings nosebleeds, dry nose and dry sinus syndromes. That’s because the heated forced air we use to keep us warm lowers the humidity in our homes. The drier air often leads to problems with nosebleeds, dried and irritated nasal passages and sinuses. It is recommended you use humidifiers to bring humidity levels up to the

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The results of a study funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health, was published in the journal JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery . The study may have been small, but the impact could be large. The Cost of Chronic Sinusitis If you suffer from chronic sinusitis , you know the toll it takes on your personal and professional life.

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You are getting hearing aids. You and your audiologist have settled on the style that works best for you. Now you’re wondering what to expect at a hearing aid fitting . You may have a little anxiety about what it will be like living with hearing aids. For almost everyone, there is a sense of relief and amazement about how

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If you are reading this, you are probably the parent of a child that has had problems with ear infections that occur over and over again. It seems like one infection gets cleared and in a flash, your child’s ears are infected again. It is not an uncommon problem in children and it is one that an ENT can help

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Have you ever felt a hard lump on the side of your throat? These lumps can appear if you have an infection in the throat or the ears. Even an infected tooth can cause these hard lumps on the side of the throat to appear. The hard knot you feel is a lymph node (also called a gland) that has

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Sound Pharmaceuticals (SPI) has announced that they have received FDA approval to start clinical trials for a new treatment for Meniere’s disease, a form of vertigo that affects almost 600,000 people in the United States. If approved, it would be the only medication for sensorineural disease. Meniere’s disease and vertigo Meniere’s disease causes vertigo: a sensation that the environment is

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Ask the Pediatric ENT – How are Bedwetting and Sleep Apnea Related? Question : My child is over five years old and has problems wetting the bed. The pediatrician says his kidneys and bladder are fine, but he might have problems breathing at night. How is that related to bedwetting? Answer : Bedwetting and sleep apnea can be connected. Treating

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Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo is a common but highly annoying form of vertigo . A change in position can cause you to feel as if the environment around you is spinning when it is stationary. Nausea and vomiting can accompany the spinning feeling. This vertigo is episodic. That means it comes on suddenly and is over as quickly as it

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