Have you noticed small white or yellow formations in the pockets of your tonsils? When you pick them out, they may have an unpleasant odor. These are most likely tonsil stones, and they can range from rice-sized to grape-sized.
It seems like every year as soon as cold weather sets in, many of us notice a sore throat, stuffy nose, and cough.
Have you or your kids been experiencing nosebleeds, headaches, or a sore throat? It may be due to dry sinuses – just one more unpleasant ENT problem brought on by winter.
Mucus has the important job of trapping germs in order to keep us healthy. We don’t really notice it when it’s at a normal volume and consistency.
If your doctor has discovered nasal polyps after sinus surgery, he or she may recommend an endoscopic procedure as an alternative to added surgery.
If you have ear pain when swallowing, it can make eating, drinking, and talking very difficult. Often when patients complain that their ears hurt when they swallow, it’s due to a nose, throat or ear infection.
Warmer weather in St. Louis is here, and with it comes all the annoying symptoms spring allergies bring. While many allergy sufferers experience sneezing, congestion and a runny nose, some also have red, itchy, watery eyes.
If you or your child have been experiencing pain behind the ear along with a fever, a swollen ear lobe, a drooping ear, or ear drainage, call our office right away.
May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, and this year’s focus is Communication Across the Lifespan. Since hearing is a key factor in being able to communicate, finding the best hearing care is critical.
Have you had a stuffy nose, thick drainage, and pain and pressure in your face and head for several weeks, or even months? If so, you may have a sinus infection.