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Dry Sinuses Can Lead to Winter Sinus Infections

Winter Sinus Problems

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. There are many at-home remedies you can try to alleviate your symptoms, but you’ll need to see a doctor if it’s turned into a…

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Common Winter Ear, Nose and Throat Infections

Cold Weather ENT Infections

It seems like every year as soon as cold weather sets in, many of us notice a sore throat, stuffy nose, and cough. Some illnesses are quite common during winter months and just need to run their course, but there are some that require medical attention. Read on to know which symptoms to look for…

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Bad Breath from Tonsil Stones

Bad Breath Treatment

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. They rarely cause health problems, but since they can cause bad breath it’s a good idea…

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The Causes and Symptoms of Swollen Lymph Nodes

Lymph Nodes

Lymph nodes help your body fight off infections by trapping viruses, bacteria and other invaders before they reach other body parts. Swollen lymph nodes sometimes simply indicate that your lymph nodes are hard at work doing their job, but they can also be a sign of more concerning health problems such as strep throat and…

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What Are Ear Tubes and Who Needs Them?

Ear Tube Kids

It’s common for kids to have ear infections, but if your child has them frequently and antibiotics don’t work, his or her doctor may recommend ear tubes. According to the American Academy of Otolaryngology, ear tube insertion is the most common childhood surgery performed with anesthesia.       Why Is Ear Tube Insertion Necessary?…

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The Facts About Dust Mite Allergies

Dust Mite Allergy

If you have allergy symptoms such as a stuffy nose, sneezing, and watery eyes while inside your home, you could be allergic to dust mites. The tiny creatures live just about everywhere and are hard to get rid of – making millions of allergy sufferers miserable year-round. Learn what you can do to reduce dust…

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How to Choose the Best ENT Doctor in St. Louis?

ENT St. Louis Missouri

You have a lot of options when looking for the best ENT doctor in St. Louis, but it’s hard to know which doctor will meet your specific needs and expectations. As a result, we’ve compiled some information to help you know how to find exactly the right match!   Find the Best ENT Doctor for…

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Fall Brings a Rise in Ragweed Allergies

Ragweed Allergies

There’s a lot to love about autumn, but while pumpkin spice lattes and cozy hoodies are great, you may not be a fan if you have a ragweed allergy. Ragweed season runs from late August to mid-October, causing allergy symptoms such as sneezing and headaches for millions of Americans. Find out what treatments are possible…

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Common Nasal Problems and Solutions

Sinus Problems

When your nose isn’t working, it can affect your ability to smell, taste, and breathe. In some cases, it can also cause facial pain and headaches. If you’re experiencing nasal symptoms that are causing you misery, it’s important to seek medical attention so you can start enjoying life again. In particular, here are the three…

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Common Causes of Sinus Infections

Sinus Infection Causes

If you’re familiar with the pain, pressure and fatigue that sinus infections bring, you’re not alone. Millions of patients suffer from sinus infections each year, but some are more susceptible to getting them again and again. Find out what’s causing your sinuses to become blocked so you can avoid infection and get relief.    …

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