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  • Ear Health and Care

    Taking care of your ears can prevent ear infections and hearing loss. You should clean your ears properly and protect… It can prevent ear infections. It can even help prevent hearing loss. Path to improved health The first step toward a healthy ear is a…

  • Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine: What Parents Needs to Know

    Pneumococcal disease is caused by bacteria. It can lead to infections in the lungs, blood, and brain. The vaccine prevents… Pneumococcal disease is caused by bacteria. It can lead to infections in the lungs, blood, and brain. Pneumococcal disease causes health problems in children…

  • Pneumococcal Vaccines for Seniors

    Pneumococcal vaccines help to prevent pneumonia. Adults 65 and older, for whom pneumonia can be fatal, should get two different… pneumococcal bacteria, including pneumonia. In fact, the most common cause of pneumonia is pneumococcal bacteria. This type of bacteria can also cause ear infections, sinus…

  • Ear Infection

    An ear infection is one of the most common conditions among children. It is caused by a viral or bacterial… your baby at an angle while feeding. Common allergy and cold medicines do not protect against ear infections. Ear infection treatment Ear infections need to be treated. If left…

  • Pacifiers: Benefits and Risks

    Learn about the benefits and risks of pacifier use for your infant or child, and how to keep your baby… it falls out. Eventually, the baby will learn to put it in on his or her own. Pacifier use may cause inner ear infections. Also,…

  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)

    Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is an inner ear problem that causes dizziness… can do to prevent or avoid BPPV is to avoid head positions that trigger it. Also, talk to your doctor about preventing ear infections. BPPV treatment Your doctor can show you some…

  • Repeated Infections in Children

    Learn why your child may get several infections while he or she is still young… effectiveness. Questions for your doctor It seems like my child is always sick. Is there anything we can do? My child gets ear infections regularly. Should he/she have ear tubes?…

  • Babies and Thumbs, Fingers, and Pacifiers

    Babies love to “mouth” things, like their thumbs, fingers, and pacifiers. There are pros and cons for each… Cons Some babies may breastfeed less if they have a pacifier. This is called nipple confusion. It can increase the risk of ear infections. Your baby can…

  • Hearing Problems in Children

    There are many types of hearing problems in children. Many of these problems result in hearing loss. Loss may be… Serious head trauma. Frequent ear infections. Medicines that harm the ear (damage the auditory system). Perforated ear drum (a hole in the ear drum). Infections

  • Otitis Media (with Effusion)

    Otitis media with effusion means there is fluid in the middle ear. It is common in young children and usually… build up in the middle ear. The following may cause the Eustachian tube to swell: Allergies. Irritants, such as cigarette smoke. Respiratory infections. Enlarged adenoids…

  • Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)

    Teeth grinding, also called bruxism, is the conscious or unconscious grinding or clenching of teeth. It happens most often in… any facial or oral pain, including soreness while chewing. An exam can also rule out other causes of your symptoms, such as ear infections. Can…

  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction

    Eustachian tube dysfunction is when the tube connecting your throat and middle ear gets inflamed and plugged up. It can… healing (usually 1 to 3 days). Implanting small tubes in the eardrums. These let built-up fluid drain out of the middle ear. Children who get…

  • Blood Poisoning

    Blood poisoning has nothing to do with poison. It’s caused when bacteria enter your bloodstream. That can happen through burns,… A tooth infection can cause blood poisoning. See your dentist before it becomes a bigger problem. See your doctor for sinus and ear infections. Be…

  • Measles

    risk of complications from measles. About 1 in 4 people who get measles need to be hospitalized. Common complications of measles include ear infections and diarrhea. Severe complications could include: Pneumonia (infection of the lungs). This is the most common cause of death from measles

  • The Dangers of Secondhand Smoke

    Just because you aren’t the person smoking the cigarette doesn’t mean it can’t harm you. Secondhand smoke contains more than… body. The younger your child is when they are exposed to secondhand smoke, the more serious the effects, including: Frequent and chronic ear infections. Repeated…

  • Childhood Vaccines: What They Are and Why Your Child Needs Them

    Childhood vaccines are important in protecting children and the population. All are safe and are to be given at specific… they are 4- to 6 years old. The measles cause fever, rash, cough, runny nose, and watery eyes. It can also cause ear infections and…

  • Hearing Evaluation in Children

    Hearing evaluations are key in early diagnosis and intervention of childhood hearing loss. Early intervention will provide you with more… This type of hearing loss is associated with a problem in the middle ear that prevents sound to travel from the outer ear to the…

  • Sore Throat

    A sore throat means that your throat hurts. It feels irritated or scratchy. You may feel mild discomfort or burning… mild discomfort or a burning pain. A sore throat may feel worse when you swallow. Possible complications from a sore throat include ear and sinus…