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Ear Nose and Throat

Dangers of heavy earrings

They’re definitely trendy and in style; however, heavy earrings can be a dangerous fashion accessory. According to experts, more and more women are actually seeking surgery to heal from the damage caused by way-too-heavy earrings. Richard Ha, MD, a plastic surgeon on the medical staff at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas says he sees the damage of …

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An inside look at age-related hearing loss

The loud music, front row tickets, and your favorite band blasting can bring back great memories of your younger years. You may not regret going to that concert 20 years ago, but it may have contributed to age-related hearing loss. Age-related hearing loss, or presbyacusis,  can start as early as 45. The older you are, …

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Nobody nose the trouble I’ve seen

Is Your Constant Nose-Blowing And Wiping Just A Cold Or Something Else? You blow your nose, but nothing’s coming out and you still can’t breathe. Your head is pounding and you feel drained. Your symptoms might not be just another cold. You may be suffering from a sinus infection. “Sinus infections overlap with a lot …

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Tips on Avoiding Ear Pain and Injury While Flying

Fly the friendly skies. Something special in the air. You are now free to move about the country. As long as you don’t have ear pain. D. Randall Pinkston, MD, Scott & White Otolaryngologist, discusses the causes of ear pain while flying and offers some tips to avoid it. Ear injury from a change in …

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