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Manage Your Spring Allergies

The grass is becoming green again, flowers are blooming, leaves are returning to the trees. Spring is here! Unfortunately for some of us this means spring allergies. Learn how to manage your allergies and enjoy the warmer weather.

Ear, Nose, & Throat Disorders Spotlight10


Myringitis is the medical term for inflammation of the ear drum. There are many causes of myringitis but the most common cause is a middle ear infection.


A cholesteatoma is a non-cancerous growth that begins in the middle ear and if left untreated can cause serious complications including hearing loss.

What Causes a Retracted Ear Drum?

A retracted ear drum appears sucked backwards or concave. This is a sign of auditory tube dysfunction and subsequent negative pressure in the ears.

What Causes Pressure in the Ears?

Multiple ENT disorders can cause a feeling of pressure in the ears including fluid in the ears, sinusitis, and middle ear infections.

FAQ for new parents and families of children with a cleft lip and palate

Answers to frequently asked questions for parents regarding children with cleft lip and palate. What a cleft lip is, why it occurs, and more...

What is Meniere's Syndrome?

Meniere's syndrome differs from Meniere's disease because there is a known cause for Meniere's syndrome while Meniere's disease is considered idiopathic.

Changes in the Appearance of the Mouth and Throat After Tonsillectomy

Changes such as a swollen tongue or white scabs in the back of the throat commonly occur after a tonsillectomy.

Bullying in Children with Cleft Lip and Palate

Children with cleft lip and palate or other craniofacial disorders may be predisposed to bullying. Learn more about what you can do to help prevent bullying.

Allergic Esophagitis

Allergic esophagitis is another name used to describe a condition called eosinophilic esophagitis. It is generally characterized by the abnormal presence of white blood cells in the tissue lining the esophagus.

More Americans Infected With HPV Than Previously Suspected

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the United States and there has been a recent increase in the number of cancer

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