Archive for 'Pediatric'
Sometime in your childhood you were probably diagnosed with strep throat. You likely had a fever, a painful sore throat and swollen lymph nodes. Strep throat is often painful but typically doesn’t last much longer than a [...]
A sudden, painful sore throat can be a good indication that you have strep throat. Yet a viral infection and not strep bacteria cause most sore throats. Even more surprising, if you have typical cold symptoms [...]
There are two ways to diagnose strep throat: a clinical exam and a laboratory test. We’ll cover both options here so you can understand what to expect when you visit an ear, nose and throat doctor. [...]
Having surgery is stressful. We understand you may be nervous about an upcoming procedure and we want you to know that the entire team at the Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery Center is committed to ensuring [...]
Some people just don’t like shots, even if they might help them with severe allergies. Well, now there is another way to receive the relief allergy shots may give you without the needles. Sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) [...]
There is no vaccine to prevent strep throat. This means the best protection is prevention and that includes ensuring that you do everything you can to avoid contact with Group A Streptococcus (GAS) bacteria, specifically Streptococcus [...]