Ear, Nose and Throat

Rhinorrhea

Rhinorrhea

By on in Ear, Nose and Throat

Rhinorrhea (also rhinorrhoea especially in UK English) is a term for a discharge or flow from the nose. Some sources give a rather more precise definition as a discharge from the nasal mucous membranes and, although this is usually the case, there are rare instances where the the flow initiates elsewhere. As with most medical […]

Continue Reading »

Ludwig’s Angina

Ludwig’s Angina

By on in Ear, Nose and Throat

What is Ludwig’s Angina Ludwig’s angina is defined as an infection occurring at the floor of the mouth. The exact location of this condition is beneath the tongue and is mainly due to bacterial infection. In other words, it is basically a severe inflammatory condition of the glands located under the jaw. Some experts call […]

Continue Reading »

Tonsil Stones

Tonsil Stones

By on in Ear, Nose and Throat

Stones of the tonsil can occur from various types and causes. Tonsils are made up of tissue that is present in your body that prevent and fight infections. It comes from different shapes and sizes and each stones need to be treated dependent on those factors. What is Tonsil Stone? A tonsil which turns out […]

Continue Reading »

Nasal Polyps

Nasal Polyps

By on in Ear, Nose and Throat

What are Nasal polyps? Generally defined, nasal polyps are the smooth, semi-transparent, nontender, benign polypoidal masses that occur in the lining of the nasal mucosa or anywhere in the paranasal sinuses. These growths arise usually following diseases in the nasal cavity. A nasal polyp can be sorted into antrochoanal and ethmoidal types. Less frequent are […]

Continue Reading »

Ear Infection

Ear Infection

By on in Ear, Nose and Throat

Ear infection Symptoms Ear infection though common to children but it can also happen to adults. During the childhood years, the Eustachian tube, a part of the ear is connected to the throat. The tube acts by keeping the pressure from building up making the air move in and out of the ear. Since in […]

Continue Reading »

Sialadenitis (Salivary gland infection)

Sialadenitis (Salivary gland infection)

By on in Ear, Nose and Throat

Sialadenitis The salivary glands are exocrine glands (with ducts) responsible for the production of saliva and amylase (enzymes responsible for breaking down of starch to maltose).  There are three major salivary glands namely parotid glands (largest and found below the ears), submandibular glands (underneath the lower jaw and produces 70% of saliva) and the sublingual […]

Continue Reading »

Tongue Sores (Sore Tongue)

Tongue Sores (Sore Tongue)

By on in Dental And Oral Health, Ear, Nose and Throat

The Tongue One of the strongest muscles in the body is the tongue. It assists us not only in speaking, but also with digestion. [1] The tongue consists mainly of muscles, eight to be specific, and is wrapped by mucous membrane. It has three surfaces: the tip, the body and the base. Its surface is […]

Continue Reading »

Cholesteatoma

Cholesteatoma

By on in Ear, Nose and Throat

What is Cholesteatoma ? Definition of Cholesteatoma Cholesteatoma is a condition wherein there is a benign growth of skin in the middle or petrous apex. This growth is considered abnormal. The petrous apex is at the deeper area of the inner ear. A squamous epithelial cell is the usual cell that is trapped either at […]

Continue Reading »

Epistaxis (Nose bleed)

Epistaxis (Nose bleed)

By on in Ear, Nose and Throat

Epistaxis Definition Epistaxis is the medical term for nosebleed. It usually happens when the blood drains out of the nostrils. Information on Epistaxis Nose bleeds are not that fatal and only accounts for 4 out of 2.4 million deaths in different cases in the last decade. If death occurs, it usually happens from hypovolemia or […]

Continue Reading »

Otorrhea

Otorrhea

By on in Ear, Nose and Throat

What is Otorrhea? Otorrhea basically means any kind of flow or discharge from the ear. According to the World Health Organization, an inflammation of the middle ear at a stage of a disease pertaining to the ear, where there is a chronic infection of the middle ear leading to a perforated tympanic membrane and subsequently […]

Continue Reading »

Top ten ways and tips to Get Rid of Runny Nose

Top ten ways and tips to Get Rid of Runny Nose

By on in Ear, Nose and Throat

Having a runny nose is one of those bad times when you can’t even step out of your house, pitying your own self struggling with a handkerchief. Here are 10 simple ways and tips to get rid of it immediately. 1. Herbal Tea: drinking herbal tea two to three times a day is the best natural […]

Continue Reading »

Ear Discharge Otorrhea Treatment and Natural Remedies

Ear Discharge Otorrhea Treatment and Natural Remedies

By on in Ear, Nose and Throat

Ear discharge known as otorrhea, in medical parlance is caused due to infection in the middle ear. Cause and symptoms of ear discharge: The infection in the middle ear is caused due to various reasons like irritation or boils caused by a plug of wax, foreign bodies or eczema. This may lead to a discharge […]

Continue Reading »

Back to Top