Pediatric Allergy
Pediatric Allergy

Allergy and sinus conditions are common in children, whose sinuses continue to develop well into the teen years. Allergy and sinus symptoms are similar, making a proper diagnosis a bit challenging. An ENT specialist can recommend diagnostic testing to help pinpoint the cause of what is ailing your child. Causes When allergies are to blame,…

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Pediatric Sinus

Children’s sinuses aren’t fully developed until they are teenagers, making them more prone to sinus infections than adults. These may be difficult to diagnose since the symptoms of sinusitis are identical to those found in other conditions such as colds and allergies. Causes Sinusitis occurs when the tissues lining the sinuses become swollen and inflamed,…

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Pediatric Tonsil Infection
Pediatric Tonsil Infection

Tonsil infections are a common childhood malady, bringing pain and discomfort to many children between the ages of five and 15. The result of inflamed tonsils, the condition – known as tonsillitis – is most often caused by a viral or bacterial infection. Causes The tonsils are a pair of oval-shaped tissues in the back…

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Pediatric Ear Infection
Pediatric Ear Infection

Causes Ear infections occur when fluid fills the space between the eardrum and the inner ear. This happens when the Eustachian tube becomes blocked thanks to a virus or bacterium, preventing mucus and pus from draining out of the middle ear. These fluids put pressure on the eardrum, causing pain and discomfort. Children are especially…

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Pediatric Hearing Loss

Hearing loss isn’t confined to older adults: children of all ages can experience a loss of hearing. Roughly three out of 1000 babies are born with hearing loss, and its prevalence is increasing in adolescents. Noise-induced hearing loss is largely responsible for this increase. If you suspect your child is having difficulty hearing, seek medical…

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Pediatric Swim Molds

It’s important for children to get used to water as infants and begin swimming lessons as a toddler. This promotes awareness and can have a major impact on drowning prevention. Despite all the benefits of getting your child in the pool, it also majorly increases the risk of ear infections. By age three, five out…

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Newborn Hearing Loss
Newborn Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is the most common birth defect, with two to three out of one thousand babies born with a hearing impairment. It’s important to catch this early, as hearing plays a crucial role in a child’s social and emotional development, and is key to their speech and language skills. Diagnosing Hearing Loss Most hospitals…

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