Nasal polyps are painless, fleshy growths that can develop when the lining of the nose and/or sinuses is inflamed and swells to form a polyp. If they become too large or if there is a cluster of them, it can lead to nasal congestion, infections, a loss of your sense of smell, and breathing difficulties….
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Causes of Tonsillitis
Your tonsils are pads of lymphatic tissue that are located in the back of your throat. Tonsillitis is inflammation of the tonsils, and it produces a variety of symptoms such as red tonsils, a sore throat, difficulty swallowing, and swollen lymph nodes under the jaw. While it may affect adults and children alike, tonsillitis is…
Common Signs of Dysphagia
Recent studies show that about 1 in every 25 adults has dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing. It’s most frequently seen in older individuals, but the condition can be experienced across all age groups and for many different reasons. This condition is often linked to underlying health conditions, particularly those associated with the brain and nervous system….
What to Expect from a Balloon Sinuplasty
Sinus pain is nothing to sneeze at. When your sinus cavities become inflamed by infection, allergies, or a particulate irritation, it can lead to misery – including headaches, fever, facial swelling, and pain or pressure in the nose, ears, and even your teeth. There are ways to successfully treat and relieve occasional sinus pain. But…