Gastroesophageal reflux (GER) laryngitis is a disorder in which the acidic contents of your stomach are regurgitating back from your stomach to your throat. This can result in an acid burn in the … [Read more...] about Gastroesophogeal Reflux Laryngitis / Pharyngitis
Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Syndrome
You have been diagnosed as having temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome. The syndrome refers to an irritation of you jaw joint, which is located just in front of your ear. Many people suffer from … [Read more...] about Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Syndrome
Tonsils, Adenoids -conditions and treatment
Tonsils and adenoids are masses of tissue that are similar to the lymph nodes or "glands" found in the neck, groin, and armpits. Tonsils are the two masses on the back of the throat. Adenoids are high … [Read more...] about Tonsils, Adenoids -conditions and treatment
Doctor, why does my child’s Ear Ache?
Insight into otitis media and treatments What Is Otitis Media? Otitis media means inflammation of the middle ear. The inflammation occurs as a result of a middle ear infection. It can occur in one … [Read more...] about Doctor, why does my child’s Ear Ache?
How does an ear work?
The ear has three main parts: the outer, middle and inner ear. The outer ear (the part you can see) opens into the ear canal. The eardrum separates the ear canal from the middle ear. Small bones in … [Read more...] about How does an ear work?
Preventing Ear And Sinus Pain While Flying
This information is intended to help you understand more about the ear or sinus pain that you are concerned you may experience on an upcoming airplane flight. First, let us explain to you how ear … [Read more...] about Preventing Ear And Sinus Pain While Flying
The ear canal is shaped like a funnel. The skin of the outer part of the canal has glands that produce wax, also called cerumen. The main purpose of the wax is to trap dust or particles to keep them … [Read more...] about Earwax (Cerumen)
Serous Otitis Media
Serous otitis media is the most common cause of hearing loss in children. Fortunately, the hearing loss associated with this condition usually is not permanent . Proper treatment restores the hearing … [Read more...] about Serous Otitis Media