Ear pains can be outside the eardrum, or inside. The first is common with swimmers in summer, and the second with airplane travelers any time of year. Let’s take a look at some strategies to avoid trouble.
Drugs, both prescription and over the counter, can be very expensive, and may cause side effects. Many of my patients are pleased to learn there are some economical options with products that they may already have in their home.
One of the most common conditions we see in the ear canal is wax. Wax is supposed to be created in the outer quarter of our ear canals every day as a protective measure.
For many years after the age of antibiotics began over a half-century ago, most doctors reached for Penicillin or Sulfa drugs, and most patients expected this prescription to be the “miracle” cure. Which it might well be, if the underlying organism is a strep bacteria, and not a virus.
women read them, men blunder ahead without them. But even with written instructions, results are not always assured
One of the more common myths we have grown up with is that acne (real name: acne vulgaris) is only a teenager’s problem.