Tonsillitis is very common. It is most often seen in children, but it can also occur in young adults. Read on to learn about the types of tonsillitis, as well as diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
Sinus headaches are caused by colds or allergies that make the nasal passages inflamed or infected. Learn about how to prevent and treat them.
When the brain receives conflicting signals, or when there is a problem with blood flow, dizziness or fainting can happen.
Dizziness and fainting can have many causes. Here are some examples of possible causes your healthcare provider will look to rule out.
As you age, some hearing loss is normal. You lose more than the ability to hear how loud a sound is. You also lose the ability to hear certain types of sounds. For example, you might not be able to hear some of the high-pitched sounds of a child's voice.
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Mucus helps keep your sinuses clean. But mucus may build up in the sinuses from colds, allergies, or blockages. These things interfere with the natural drainage of mucus. This may lead to sinusitis. Read on to learn more.
Acute rhinosinusitis is when the lining of the inside of the nose and the sinuses becomes irritated and swollen. It is also called sinusitis, or a sinus infection.
Chronic sinusitis is a long-term swelling or infection of the sinuses. If sinusitis lasts more than 12 weeks (90 days), it is called chronic.
If you have a sinus problem, you may need an evaluation. This helps a healthcare provider find out what's causing the problem. Here's what you can expect.
The various causes of vertigo, such as an infection, are detailed here.
Sinus problems can cause uncomfortable symptoms. Read on to learn about how sinuses can get blocked and what the symptoms are.
Parotid duct obstruction is when part of your parotid duct becomes blocked. The parotid duct is a small tube that leads from a gland that makes saliva. The duct sends the saliva into your mouth. When it's blocked, saliva can't flow normally.
Smell and taste disorders may include loss of smell or taste or a reduced ability to smell or taste. This can be caused by certain underlying conditions or illness, medicines, and dental problems. Some people are born with these disorders. Read on to learn more.