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Category Archives: Ears

Blogs about conditions and treatments involving the ears.

Early Signs of Common ENT Problems in Infants

Written on December 4, 2023 at 11:17 pm, by

Infants’ ear, nose, and throat (ENT) issues are common and critical to address early. Emphasizing the importance of early detection of common ENT problems in infants is crucial in ensuring effective management and care. Recognizing these issues promptly can lead to better health outcomes and prevent future complications as your child grows. Ear Infections: A  Continue Reading »

The Impact of Ear Conditions on Speech and Language Development

Written on December 4, 2023 at 10:00 pm, by

Ear health plays a crucial role in a child’s ability to effectively develop speech and language skills. The ears are not just organs for hearing; they are gateways through which children absorb the sounds of their environment, laying the foundation for learning language and communication.  Hearing problems or other ear-related conditions can hinder this vital  Continue Reading »

How We Treat Ear Infections in Babies and Kids

Written on July 31, 2023 at 5:52 pm, by

Ear infections in children often clear up on their own, and treatment may simply involve monitoring the problem and managing the pain with prescribed medication. However, some children are prone to persistent ear infections that can cause serious complications. In these cases, myringotomy tube placement may be recommended for treatment. How do ear infections in  Continue Reading »

4 Kid-Friendly Hearing Aid Alternatives to Consider

Written on June 20, 2023 at 5:32 pm, by

Hearing is more than a communication skill; it is a precious sense that helps us bond with others, share emotions, and comprehend our surroundings. Hearing also protects us by alerting us to potential threats or hazards. When a child loses their hearing, either partially or completely, there are multiple ways to treat it. Hearing aids  Continue Reading »

Your Child Lost Hearing in One Ear. What Do You Do?

Written on May 8, 2023 at 2:28 pm, by

Unilateral hearing loss (UHL) means that your child has loss of hearing in one ear, which can range from mild to profound. Although children with unilateral hearing loss can still manage well at home or in educational and social settings, parents must be armed with the right information to make the best decisions and help  Continue Reading »

What to Do if Your Baby Has an Ear Infection

Written on April 24, 2023 at 6:19 pm, by

Ear infections in babies are very common and often follow a cold. While they can be painful for your child and cause you concern, most ear infections go away on their own, and those that linger are easy to treat. What is an ear infection? An ear infection in kids is an inflammation of the  Continue Reading »

The Most Common Causes of Ear Infections in Babies

Written on March 17, 2023 at 7:45 pm, by

Ear infections in babies and kids are common, with five out of six children having at least one ear infection before they’re three years old. Although the infections are usually not serious, some children suffer from severe and recurrent ear infections. Parents and caretakers should be vigilant in treating and monitoring an ear infection. The  Continue Reading »

Is My Baby’s Ear Infection Contagious?

Written on December 28, 2022 at 3:09 pm, by

Ear infections in babies are not contagious, but some of the conditions that cause ear infections can be spread to other people. Ear infections are a common illness that often results from mucus or fluid in the eustachian tube, the connecting channel between the middle ear and the back of the nose. Young children and  Continue Reading »

When to Take Your Child to a Pediatric ENT

Written on November 21, 2022 at 7:08 pm, by

When your child is experiencing a medical issue, it can be confusing to know when to consult a pediatric ENT (ear, nose, and throat) doctor. Will the problem resolve on its own, or do they need medical intervention? There are issues that might require a diagnosis and treatment by a professional, and we’re here to  Continue Reading »

Top Causes of Non-Congenital Hearing Loss in Children

Written on October 20, 2022 at 6:01 pm, by

Non-congenital hearing loss in children can be caused by external factors, illness, or trauma. This type of hearing loss is not genetic and occurs after birth, which is why it’s commonly referred to as acquired hearing loss. There are a variety of methods to treat acquired hearing loss, including a few surgical procedures that provide  Continue Reading »

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