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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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Back to School Ear, Nose and Throat Sickness

Pediatric Ear, Nose & Throat Sicknesses

After a nice reprieve from germs, your kids are headed back to the classroom where viruses spread quickly. Students should be encouraged to wash their hands often with soap and warm water and to sneeze into the crook of their elbow to avoid spreading germs, but even with good hygiene your child is bound to…

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Can Surgery Cure Hearing Loss?

Ear Surgery

Hearing loss is frustrating. It can affect our relationships, our ability to communicate, and even our careers. While most hearing loss requires conventional hearing aids, there are certain types of ear surgery that can improve or restore hearing depending on the diagnosis. Ask your ENT doctor if one of these solutions may work for you.…

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St. Louis Humidity Breeds Mold Allergies

Mold Allergies

There’s no question that we’re all sweating a lot more this month in St. Louis due to the humidity, but if you’re also having trouble breathing or your asthma has gotten worse, you may be able to blame the same culprit. Humidity creates a breeding ground for mold spores in the home and if you…

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