Monthly Archives: July 2018
Why You Should Never Use a Cotton Swab for Ear Infections

Why You Should Never Use a Cotton Swab for Ear Infections

 Every bathroom has cotton swabs. Do you know their correct use? Cotton swabs can be a real danger to your ears. Cotton swabs, tweezers, hairpins, and many other objects are not appropriate for cleaning the inner ear area. Eardrums can be easily ruptured. Without medical assistance, you can cause…

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Six Facts You Need to Know About Ballon Sinus Surgery in Mt. Pleasant

Six Facts You Need to Know About Ballon Sinus Surgery in Mt. Pleasant

Balloon sinus surgery can sound daunting at first, but it can cure a child's sinus problems for good. Stuffy noses, coughs, and nasal blockages can all be alleviated. Before booking an appointment, though, what is a balloon sinus dilation? A balloon sinus dilation is when a balloon is used to…

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Eustachian Tube Dysfunction and Ear Tubes Symptoms and Facts

Eustachian Tube Dysfunction and Ear Tubes Symptoms and Facts

ETD or Eustachian tube dysfunction refers to blocked tubes that do not allow air to pass into the middle ear. This blockage causes greater air pressure outside of the eardrum than on the inner area of the eardrum. Symptoms Symptoms of Eustachian tube dysfunction can include: A sensation that your…

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