How to Deal with a Deviated Septum

Has your otolaryngologist told you that you have a deviated septum? If so, you may be wondering what this condition is, what issues it could possibly cause and when it might be time to have the issue corrected. A deviated septum is a structural abnormality within the nose in which the wall that ...

What is a Cholesteatoma?

If you suddenly notice hearing loss or discharge draining from the ear this can be rather unnerving. If you notice these symptoms it’s important that you visit an otolaryngologist right away, as you might be suffering from a cholesteatoma, a serious ear problem that can cause some long-term an...

Childhood Ear Infections

While anyone can get ear infections, this problem is far more common in childhood. In fact, most children will experience at least one ear infection by the time they turn three. It seems so unfair that little ones have to deal with frequent or painful ear infections, but if it happens it’s goo...

Why am I Dizzy?

You’re walking down the street when suddenly everything around you starts to spin. You feel off balance and a little startled. You worry you might pass out as you reach for something to stabilize you. There are many reasons why someone may start to feel dizzy or lightheaded. While occasional d...

What is Otitis Externa?

While swimmer’s ear may sound akin to having a lucky rabbit’s foot, the opposite is actually true. This painful condition, also known as acute otitis externa, causes infection and inflammation of the outer ear. As you may be able to guess from the name alone, this ear infection is often the ...

How to Deal with Tonsilitis

If you think you might have tonsillitis, find out what you should do to treat your sore throat. You’ve been dealing with an unpleasant sore throat, but are your symptoms just that or could you be dealing with tonsillitis? Your tonsils, which sit on the back of your throat, are designed to stop ...