Ear Problems

Dealing with Ear Infections in Children

If your child is experiencing an ear infection, they are sure to be in a good deal of pain and discomfort. This can be difficult to manage as a parent, but there are several things you can do to make this illness easier on your child. The ENT community labels...

The Link between Breastfeeding and Reduced Sinus, Throat and Ear Infections

The benefits of breastfeeding are no secret. Breastfeeding offers long term advantages for mother and infant that are unmatched by formula products. From digestive health to lifelong immunity, breastfeeding is nature’s aid to our wellness building blocks. Many women are opting to breastfeed their children to give them the gift...

Ear Blockage

Ear blockage is potentially very serious, and should only be dealt with by professionals. While most people think of ear blockage as coming from wax in the ears, the reality is that ear blockage can be caused by blockage of the nose due to swelling of the nose tissues and...

Studies Show Doctors Commonly Overprescribe Antibiotics

According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, doctors are treating common infections by overprescribing antibiotics–and possibly the wrong kind. Researchers from the CDC and the University of Utah recently conducted a study that found that 60 percent of time antibiotics were prescribed; doctors had chosen broad-spectrum ones such as...

Waxing Poetic on Ear Infections- Atlanta ENT

The warm spring and summer months are quickly rejuvenating its yearly exhibitions. Children and adults alike are intoxicatingly gazing at the lakes, water parks and backyard pools to unleash the winter’s restraints. As nature provides an abundance of greens, purples, blues and yellows; birds singing and animals gathering; people, society,...

Cotton Swabs and Ear Wax- Atlanta ENT

Did you know that more people are sent to the hospital for ear swabbing injuries than razor blade related injuries? “For the most part, swabs merely condense and impact the earwax further into the ear canal, where it can cause pain, pressure, and temporarily poor hearing,” said a writer for...

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