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May 2023

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The discomfort and pain caused by swimmer’s ear can surely dampen your summer vacation or a day at the pool. Despite the name, you may also be surprised to find out that water is just one of the ways you can develop swimmer’s ear. 

Ear infections and swimmer’s ear are two common ear conditions that can cause discomfort and pain. Although they share some similarities, there are significant differences between the two.

Let’s “dive” in to learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatments for swimmer’s ear, as well as how it differs from regular ear infections. 

Continue reading Swimmer’s Ear vs. Regular Ear Infections: How to Know the Difference

spring allergies

If you’re like many people, the beauty of spring can give way to the discomfort of allergies. The temperatures warm up, the flowers bloom, and your nose starts to tickle. Or even worse you suffer from debilitating sinus congestion, headaches, and cough.

In this blog, we will explore how pollen triggers allergies, look at the most common allergy symptoms, and share how an otolaryngologist (an ear, nose, and throat specialist, or ENT) can help diagnose and treat your allergies.

Continue reading The Pollen Problem: Finding Relief from Spring Allergies