Ear and Nose Pain

Dealing witih nasal polyps

Nasal polyps are soft and non-cancerous growths that develops inside the sinuses and nose. They can grow larger and can block the airways and makes it difficult to breathe. They are caused by chronic inflammation from asthma, allergies, sensitivity to drugs and immune disorders. Adults are more susceptible to this condition but can affect anyone. Symptoms of nasal polyps Reduced ... Read More »

Tinnitus

Tinnitus is a noise ringing in the ears and it is a symptom of an underlying condition such as age-related loss of hearing, injury on the ear or a circulatory system disorder. Tinnitus is not a serious condition, but it can become worse when the person ages. Symptoms Phantom noises in the ears such as buzzing, ringing, clicking, roaring and ... Read More »

Nosebleeds

Nosebleeds can happen due to the irritation of the nasal membranes, trauma such as getting into a fight or a direct hit by a ball. Nose bleeding is not a dangerous condition but can also be a sign of a more serious condition if the bleeding happens frequently. Children ages 2 to 10 years are more susceptible to nosebleeds but ... Read More »

Crackling sound in the ear

Crackling sound in the ear is not a normal condition and can indicate that there is something is wrong with the ears. This condition can cause irritation and pain to the affected individual. The sound usually manifests when opening the mouth such as yawning or while eating food. In most cases, the sound is somewhat the same when two pieces ... Read More »

Nose bleeding at night and morning

Bleeding from the nose is a frightening situation not only for the affected person but also for others who are not accustomed to see one. Nose bleeding is not common in children and older people. There are several factors that causes nose bleeding whether at night or in the morning. There are factors that cause nose bleeding mostly in the ... Read More »

How to treat chronic sinusitis

Chronic sinusitis is a condition in which the cavities found around the nasal passages or also known as sinuses becomes inflamed and swelling for about eight weeks despite treatment. Chronic sinusitis is also known as rhinosinusitis which is a condition that interferes with drainage and causes the building up of mucus. A person suffering from chronic sinusitis experiences difficulty breathing ... Read More »

Causes and treatment of non-allergic rhinitis

Non-allergic rhinitis is a set of symptoms that look like an allergy but happens without a known cause. Non-allergic rhinitis has symptoms like postnasal drip, sneezing, runny nose and stuffy nose. It usually develops during adulthood and the symptoms last the whole year round. Non-allergic rhinitis does not involve the immune system. The symptoms of non-allergic rhinitis are somewhat the ... Read More »

How to Manage A Foreign Body in the Ear

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It is a common scenario to find an object stuck inside the ear which happens often among children. A foreign body in the ear usually does not present a major problem and the object may be taken out safely, especially when it gets stuck along the outer portion of the ear. The problem usually takes place when the object is ... Read More »

How to Manage Diving Ear Pain

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Diving ear pain, also known as barotitis media occurs due to the increase in pressure in the middle ear. The middle ear is located opposite to the eardrum and is a small cavity in the skull. The rise in pressure in the middle ear occurs due to an obstruction in the Eustachian tube, which is a tunnel that connects the ... Read More »