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What is Strep Throat?

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 [...]

Strep Throat Symptoms

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 [...]

Strep Throat Diagnosis

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. [...]

Strep Throat Treatment

  If your symptoms and diagnosis confirm strep throat, it’s time for treatment. With the results of the rapid stress test in hand, your ENT doctor will prescribe antibiotics to treat strep throat. We strongly encourage [...]

Does Your Child Scream So Much That It’s Unhealthy?

Does Your Child Scream So Much That It’s Unhealthy?

Parents probably all agree that their kids scream too much. It’s a child’s warning system, can be an expression or fear or glee and a way to garner attention. Besides the impact on the hearer’s eardrums, [...]

Ever Feel like Something Is Stuck in Your Throat?

Ever Feel like Something Is Stuck in Your Throat?

Do you ever feel like something is stuck in your throat? At one time or another, many of us experience an itchiness or ‘blockage’ right behind the tongue or tonsils. This feeling may drive us mad [...]

Why Do Kids Gain Weight after Tonsil Removal? Should You Worry?

Why Do Kids Gain Weight after Tonsil Removal? Should You Worry?

Kids can gain weight after they have their tonsils out. Parents have noticed that for years. But it is something to worry about if your child is already overweight? Weight gain in children after they have [...]

Ear, Nose and Throat Videos

Ear, Nose and Throat Videos

The Ear, Nose and Throat Center offers a wide range of videos about common ear, nose and throat problems. Click to learn about: How Your Ear Works Tinnitus Signs of Hearing Loss How to Choose the [...]

5 Reasons to Get a Flu Shot Every Year

5 Reasons to Get a Flu Shot Every Year

Nearly all of us have experienced flu symptoms—a cough and sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, chills, fatigue, fever, body aches and more. Frankly, the flu feels awful. A flu shot can help prevent you from [...]

Study Reveals Sleep Apnea Increases Cancer Risks

Study Reveals Sleep Apnea Increases Cancer Risks

Sleep apnea is a common problem in America: nearly 30 million Americans have some form of sleep apnea or gaps in breathing while sleeping. It’s already well established that sleep apnea can lead to high blood [...]

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