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Health News - Ear, Nose and Throat

What to know about newborn respiratory rates
A newborn’s respiratory rate may vary, but it should fall within a healthy range. Here, learn about this range and what to do if the rate is faster or slower. (Medical News Today)

Black tongue: Causes and what to do
Black tongue is a temporary and harmless condition in which the tongue appears to be covered in hair. In this article, learn about the causes of black tongue, as well as how to treat and prevent it. (Medical News Today)

Flu in toddlers: Everything you need to know
Toddlers can catch the flu, just like other people, and it can be hard to know when to seek help. Learn more about flu signs and symptoms in toddlers and treatments available. (Medical News Today)

What is a preauricular pit?
A preauricular pit is a second hole in the ear that forms before birth. This is not usually a cause for concern, but infection may lead to mild complications. Read this article to learn more. (Medical News Today)

What is Ludwig's angina?
Ludwig’s angina is a rare, serious skin infection that affects the floor of the mouth and the neck. Learn about its symptoms, causes, and treatments here. (Medical News Today)

What can cause a headache and a nosebleed?
Headaches and nosebleeds are common and not usually a cause for concern. When they occur together, however, people may be worried that they are linked. Learn about their causes and when to see a doctor here. (Medical News Today)

Allergies and dizziness: What's the link?
Allergies can cause vertigo, but this is rare. In this article, we look at how dizziness, vertigo, and allergies are linked, and whether or not treating allergy symptoms can help resolve vertigo. (Medical News Today)

Flu rash: Everything you need to know
A rash is not a common symptom of the flu, but it can sometimes occur. Learn more about a flu rash and other possible causes of a rash here. (Medical News Today)

What are the best ways to remove nose hair?
Nose hairs are perfectly natural and normal. However, some people may wish to remove visible nose hairs for cosmetic reasons. Read on to discover the safest and most effective methods of removing nose hair. (Medical News Today)

What is the soft palate?
The soft palate is the muscular part of the roof of the mouth. This article provides a diagram of the soft palate and discusses its anatomy and functions, as well as the conditions that affect it. (Medical News Today)

Can apple cider vinegar treat ear infections?
Ear infections are usually due to an overgrowth of infectious bacteria or virus. Apple cider vinegar has antimicrobial properties that could be effective against certain infections. Read on to find out what the research says. (Medical News Today)

Does the flu shot give you the flu?
The flu shot cannot give a person the flu because it does not contain active viruses. In this article, learn about how the vaccine works and why a person may feel sick after a flu shot. (Medical News Today)

What to know about a fish bone in the throat
Getting a fish bone stuck in the throat is not usually a serious issue, but it can cause some complications. Learn about the risks, the symptoms, and some tips on how to remove a fish bone stuck in the throat here. (Medical News Today)

What foods relieve nausea?
Some people may not feel like eating while they are nauseated, but some foods can help settle the stomach and relieve feelings of nausea. Learn more in this article. (Medical News Today)

What to know about cervical vertigo
Vertigo refers to a sensation of dizziness or spinning. Cervical vertigo refers to vertigo that results from a certain neck posture or movement. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Burning throat: 7 causes and how to treat them
Many issues can cause a burning throat, including tonsillitis, strep throat, a cold, or gastroesophageal reflux disease. Learn more about the possible causes and their treatments here. (Medical News Today)

What to do if someone has food stuck in their throat
Sometimes, food can become stuck in the esophagus or windpipe within the throat. Depending on the location of the blockage and the person’s symptoms, this can be a medical emergency. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Olive oil for ears: Everything you need to know
Olive oil is a home remedy for earwax blockages. In this article, learn about how to use it, as well as its effectiveness, safety precautions, and possible risks. (Medical News Today)

What causes bumps in the back of the throat?
Bumps in the back of the throat, often called cobblestone throat, are usually due to viral or bacterial infections. Learn more about the causes and treatment of bumps in the back of the throat here. (Medical News Today)

How to relieve laryngitis symptoms at home
Laryngitis can cause pain and irritation in the throat. Although it will go away with time, many home remedies can speed up the healing process and ease bothersome symptoms. (Medical News Today)

What to know about tonsillectomy scabs
Tonsillectomy scabs develop after surgery and typically fall off after about 10 days. Light bleeding is a normal part of healing, but people experiencing mores significant bleeding should see a doctor. (Medical News Today)

What to know about nosebleeds with clots
Several factors can cause nosebleeds with clots, including physical trauma, allergies, and a deviated septum. It is fairly easy to stop a nosebleed at home. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

What is benign paroxysmal positional vertigo?
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a condition that commonly causes dizziness. Specific head movements may trigger symptoms, but people can usually treat BPPV with exercises and medication. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

How to get rid of a toothache at night
A toothache can cause severe pain and prevent a person from falling asleep. Learn about nine different methods to get rid of a toothache at night here. (Medical News Today)

What home remedies can help with bad breath?
Home remedies for bad breath include green tea, herbal rinses, and water. People should see a doctor if their breath does not improve. Learn more about home remedies for bad breath here. (Medical News Today)

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