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That Scourge across our Land, that Pox upon our House by The Country Doc Posted Wed 10 Sep 2008 6:02am The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation has issued a new twenty one page document that will undoubtedly make great strides in turning the tide on one of this country’s most under reported and far reaching epidemics. It is such a pox on our land that child cancer foundations may even donate their orange lapel ribbo ... Read on »
That Scourge across our Land, The Pox upon our House by The Country Doc Posted Wed 10 Sep 2008 5:55am The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation has issued a new twenty one page document that will undoubtedly make great strides in turning the tide on one of this country’s most under reported and far reaching epidemics. It is such a pox on our land that child cancer foundations may even donate their orange lapel ribbo ... Read on »
Is Excessive Ear Wax Caused By Sleep Apnea? by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 12 May 2009 5:53pm I read recently read in Your Jaws, Your life (by Dr. David C. Page ) that ear wax production was related to obstructive sleep apnea. I never thought about it in this way, since ear wax is thought to be a normal process. But in retrospect, I have many people with sleep-breathing problems that make extremely excessive ear wax. Some even have to ... Read on »
Guidelines for Ear Wax Removal by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:26am Today's I am writing about a very practical problem: ear wax removal. This plagues my family and many of my patients too. Fortunately, this problem has been examined by independent and well respected organizations. First, let's review some background facts. Cerumen (ear wax) occurs naturally and is actually a defense mechanism to prevent infectio ... Read on »
Wednesday Words: Ear Wax by Rachel C. Patient Expert Posted Wed 30 Jan 2013 9:41am Yuck!  Let’s talk about ear wax, otherwise known as cerumen, a gross fact of life that actually has some pretty incredible properties!   Ear was exists to keep the skin of the ear canal (external [...] Read on »
Ear Wax, Body Odor: Breast Cancer Link? by Karen Bettison Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:14pm Researchers See Clues for Breast Cancer Risk in Underarm Body Odor and Wet Ear Wax By Kathleen Doheny WebMD Health News Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD June 5, 2009 -- A variation in a gene already associated with breast cancer risk is also linked with especially unpleasant underarm body odor and wet ear wax, according to a team of ... Read on »
Trick of the Trade: A flexible pediatric ear curette by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Tue 18 Sep 2012 12:00am Image from univatty.blogspot.com Having you had trouble seeing a pediatric patient's tympanic membrane because of impacted cerumen? Scared from that last time you used a rigid curette and caused bleeding in the ear canal? The parents   are worried that you hit the brain... Trick of the Trade: Make a customized, softer, fl ... Read on »
Treating a Persistent Low Grade Fever in a Child by Dr. Charlotte Thompson Medical Doctor Posted Sun 17 Feb 2013 1:12pm I am constanly amazed at the way some doctors care or don't care for their patients. Yesterday, I had a call from a father saying his little child had had a low grade fever for six days. The pediatrician said just to give the child Tylenol and didn't suggest seeing the child or having any tests done. I was appalled. I told the father that ce ... Read on »
When a Little Child Is Not Saying Words by Dr. Charlotte Thompson Medical Doctor Posted Tue 01 Jun 2010 9:18am I think one of the things that bothers me most about the current practice of pediatrics is how nonchalant some pediatricians and family doctors are about a little child not saying several words by age two. I was talking to a woman last week who expressed concern about her two-year-old grandson. She said  he seemed bright, but wasn't sayi ... Read on »
Q TIPS WEAPONS OF EAR DESTRUCTION by Danielle N. Patient Expert Posted Sun 23 Nov 2008 3:05am I just checked the HLAA forum.. because today I wrote on the board that " I started wearing my LEFT hearing aid again and It is soo ITCHY when its in my ear. I also told them that I use Q- TIPS to clean my ear after my 2 showers a day! YES i know its bad but honestly I wore hearing aids all my life and never had this ITCHING PROBLEM! IT driving me ... Read on »