Ear Infections

  • When to Worry About Water Stuck in your Ear

    Water stuck in your ear? Oh no! We’ve all gotten water stuck in our ear, and it’s an annoying inconvenience. When does this annoyance become an infection, and when should we visit a doctor? There are a few simple rules of thumb when considering a trip to the doctor for water trapped in the middle ear. […]

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    Published on: December 11, 2016         Published by: CT Nguyen         Comments: No Comments

  • Did Your Child Get an Ear Infection at Camp?

    One of the great traditions of childhood is going to summer camp and learning about the great outdoors while making new friends. On the downside, your child is mixing with dozens of other campers and is being exposed to a wide variety of potential diseases, including viruses and bacteria that can trigger an ear infection. Why Did This Happen […]

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    Published on: September 22, 2016         Published by: CT Nguyen         Comments: No Comments

  • Why All Parents Need a Good ENT Doctor

    Kids get sick – it’s a fact of life. There are times when you can take them to the pediatrician, and one visit will nip the problem in the bud. However, there are times when your child will need to see a specialist. An ear, nose and throat doctor (ENT for short, and also known […]

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    Published on: July 7, 2016         Published by: CT Nguyen         Comments: No Comments

  • Ear Candling is Even More Dangerous Than it Sounds

    Ear candling already sounds dangerous even without an explanation of what it is, and it’s likely worse for you than you imagine. A certain amount of ear wax is actually important for preventing infections (though a build-up can make your ears itchy and impair your hearing), so removing it through ear candling doesn’t make a […]

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    Published on: February 1, 2016         Published by: CT Nguyen         Comments: No Comments