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Is there a natural treatment for strep throat in kids?

My son is allergic to penicillin and has strep throat. The doctor gave him amoxicillin, but we don't want to use antibiotics altogether. Apart from antibiotics, are there any...

Why do I have pain in my ears whenever I hear a loud noise?

Every time I hear a loud noise it causes a sharp pain in my ears. What could be causing this?

What tests are available to me to confirm possible hearing loss?

I've been a little hard of hearing lately, and I would like to know if there are any definitive tests that I can undergo to confirm whether or not I have a hearing loss problem....

Thumping sound in my right ear

For the last few days, I have been hearing an odd sound in my right ear. The sound is pretty consistent throughout the day. It is a "thump, thump" sound, sort of like a heartbeat....

What can I do for my recurring sinusitis problem?

I have a recurring sinusitis problem. Every time I get a sinus infection, I have to take heavy doses of antibiotics. Is there a way to prevent these repeated infections?

What are the brown spots on my tongue?

I've recently noticed some small brownish spots on my tongue. They don't hurt or bother me unless I eat something spicy, in which case they burn. What could these spots be?...

What can I do to make my nose piercing heal faster?

I had a nose piercing and even after 7 days there is still pus coming from it. What can I do to make it heal faster?

What are the signs of mouth cancer?

Are there any symptoms to look for to detect mouth cancer early?

How are ear infections diagnosed?

What is the best way to diagnose an ear infection?

Is Otrivin nasal spray safe?

My husband uses Otrivin nasal spray almost everyday. Is it safe for daily use?

vertigo and meat eating

Is vertigo associated with eating meat?

Pulsing and ringing in ears

I was diagnosed with cochlear tumor, after having stapes surgery. I suffer from vertigo, tension headaches, stiffness in the neck, and pulsing and ringing in both ears. I originally...


My young brother has tonsillitis as it is found in CT scan, and it is 4th grade, doctor has advised me to get surgery but my brother is 6 year old, that's way too young. I want...

Is my snoring related to a nose blockage?

I have a severe snoring problem. Is it due to a nasal blockage or something to do with my lungs?

I seem to have lost my sense of smell. What could be causing this?

I have strangely lost my sense of smell and it bothers me. What could possibly be causing this, and what kind of doctor should I visit?

Ear infections that cause lymph nodes under the jaw to hurt

Can frequent ear phone use cause an ear infection? ?

Why do I have so much of wax buildup during summers?

During the summer, I have noticed I have excessive wax buildup in my ears which also has a very foul smell. What could be the reason for this?

What can I do about water in my ears?

My ears are very sensitive, and I constantly feel like I have water in them. What can I do to relieve this discomfort?

What should I do about my toddler's constant ear pain?

My 2 year old son often gets sharp and shooting ear pain. What can be done to treat this/relieve him of this pain?

If I use neti pot with hot water, is it likely to cause an amoebic infection?

I just got a neti pot for my nose cleansing. However, I use it with hot water, can this cause an amoebic infection?

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