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Answered questions from the past 2 years:
What would cause a swollen tongue? Can this be a side effect of medicine?
My nose is chronically stopped up. Most days when I get up in the morning the first thing I have to do is blow my nose. What can I do about this congestion? What could be causing it? I get hay fever in the summer that makes me sneeze. But I also have...
My two-year-old daughter has had catarrh for months and finds it hard to breathe. What should I do?
I have a “tinging” noise inside my ear. What could it be?
I have soft lump inside my left nostril. It feels like it is next to the septum. What might this be?
I have been experiencing a very salty taste in my mouth, to the point that it is giving me an upset stomach. What is causing this and what should I do?
My daughter went swimming – and 4 days later – her ear is still clogged. How can I help her relieve this? How can she prevent this from happening in the future?
For as long as I remember, I have no significant sense of smell. I haven’t smelled gas leaks, bacon, coffee, flowers, etc.
I get sinus infections all the time. What can I do to get rid of them for good?
I get a lot of mucus in my throat. I have to keep spitting it out. Lunch and dinnertime are the worst. What causes this? Can it be treated?
Other than botox injections, is there an effective treatment for spasmodic dysphonia?
What could cause excessive bleeding from the ears?
I have a tingling feeling in my mouth and on my tongue. I've been to a dentist, allergist, dermatologist and general doctor, but no one can pinpoint anything. What could it be?
My tongue is red and tingly. What could this mean?
What could cause ringing in my ear?
I have a growth in my nose that occasionally bleeds. Any idea what this could be?
Can you get scarlet fever more than once?
What is the best treatment for chronic laryngitis?
My son was diagnosed with strep throat last night and he still has a large egg size lymph node on the left side of his neck. Is that a normal symptom? How long should it take to go away?
I keep getting a nose bleed from an area in my nostril that won’t heal completely. The scab does forms, but then it comes off and bleeds easily. What type of doctor should I visit for this? What causes it? Can it be treated?
What are the symptoms of swimmer’s ear? How should I treat it?
Can prolonged thrush on the tongue get into the esophagus or cause a chronic dry cough?
My 47-year-old son suddenly lost hearing in one ear. They did some blood tests and he was given steroids. But he has not improved. Is there anything else that can be done?
I’ve had thrush three times this year. What is thrush? Why might this be happening?
Can TMJ disorder cause headaches?
Regardless of the season, I have a constant dripping nose. It has become extremely embarrassing for me. Can you offer any advice?
Have there been any advances in the treatment of burning mouth/tongue syndrome. I went to a pain management center for it, but they couldn’t help.
My husband had an MRI to rule out any abnormal causes for benign positional vertigo. They discovered and a mass on his parotid gland, though it is most likely benign.
I have this constant sound in my right ear, almost like a diesel truck running. It’s not painful, but it is irritating. What could it be — and what doctor should I visit for this?
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