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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 ear infections as one of […]

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When we talk about treatments and diagnosis of sleep apnea, we often refer to adults. The problem, however, affects almost 20 million Americans, and not all of them are adults. Many kids suffer with the condition, but the diagnosis, cause and treatments differ significantly. Knowing how to spot signs of sleep apnea in children can […]

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Asthma is a major concern for children and infants. Roughly 7 million kids in the United States are afflicted with asthma, which can manifest at any age, though most children show symptoms before their sixth year of age. The ailment is increasing at an alarming rate, and doctors are as yet at a loss to […]

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When your child has problems with their ear, nose or throat, you should seek a specialist for treatment. These specialists, called Pediatric Otolaryngologists, are experts in the illnesses affecting these regions in kids, and can provide the best experience and qualifications to treat these problems. When you are not sure what ENT issues your child has, […]

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Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder characterized by brief, repeated pauses in breathing during sleep. Three are three types: central, mixed and obstructive, with obstructive sleep apnea being the most common. According to the National Sleep Foundation, 18 millions Americans have sleep apnea, and 2 to 20 percent of those Americans are children. Sleep apnea […]

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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 360 million people in the world have hearing loss. Of that number, 32 million are children under age 15. The good news is that in many cases, hearing loss in children is preventable with early detection and being watchful for symptoms that indicate a possible hearing problem. Causes […]

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Food allergies are becoming more and more common and problematic with each passing year. A recent study from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center has come to light which reveals that kids who live in urban areas tend to be more prone to food allergies than other kids. Allergies on the Rise The National Institutes of Health […]

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It is estimated that three out of every 1,000 children is born with permanent hearing loss, making it one of the most common birth defects in the United States. According to the Journal of Pediatrics, 12.5 percent of children have some level of hearing loss between the ages of 6 and 19, largely due to […]

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When you hear sleep apnea, you probably think it is a grown up problem, but sadly an increasing number of young children and teens are diagnosed with sleep apnea each year. To date, it is estimated that as much as 10 percent of children snore, and four percent of those suffer from sleep apnea. In […]

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Nothing is more adorable than a child sleeping peacefully, however if your child snores, no matter how cute it may be, it could be the beginnings of something serious. While the majority of infants, toddlers and children that snore experience harmless snoring; about two percent of these little ones may be at risk for life-threatening […]

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