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hoarse voice
on Tue, March 15, 2016
Sore throats and lost voices plague college basketball fans every March, as fans yell for their teams in front of their TVs or at their favorite sports bar....
Strep throat
on Mon, December 21, 2015
There are different agents that can cause a sore throat such as viruses, bacteria, fungi, irritants, allergens and sinus drainage. Any of these can cause as...
on Wed, November 04, 2015
It’s not uncommon for some school-aged children to act up or have a difficult time focusing at school. However, as parents search for answers — ranging from...
on Wed, September 02, 2015
Contrary to popular belief, using cotton swabs to clean out your ears isn’t necessary, and using them can even damage your ear or cause an infection.  The...
on Fri, August 07, 2015
Patients who catch a glimpse of his feet will likely see Yoram Leitner, MD, wearing cowboy boots. The footwear is a surprising contrast to his scrubs and white...
on Thu, May 28, 2015
Acute otitis media — commonly known as an ear infection — is a painful nuisance commonly treated with a round of antibiotics. So I was a bit surprised when my...
on Tue, February 24, 2015
Caused by either a virus or bacteria, tonsillitis is a general term used to describe any infection involving the tonsils. Viral tonsillitis, which might...
ear wax
on Thu, July 11, 2013
Ear wax can be a source of humor for children and a source of frustration for parents. This thick substance that's meant to protect the ear canal can become...
thyroglossal duct cyst
on Tue, November 29, 2011
Last year on my way out of town I was in a car wreck along with some of my friends. Thankfully no one was injured aside from the crushed car we were in. While...
how to treat a sinus infection
on Mon, November 28, 2011
By now, many of you moms out there have realized that a very special time of year is upon us. I wish I was referring to the holidays, but unfortunately that's...