Ear, Nose & Throat

viral vs bacterial infections September 19, 2017

Understanding viral vs. bacterial infections

When your child's doctor says, 'it's probably viral,' here's what that means.

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sinus infections in kids March 9, 2017

Q&A: Kids and sinus infections

Beyond the runny nose: Know these causes and treatments for sinus infections.

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ENT exam January 11, 2017

Learn the ABCs of adenoids

The adenoids typically don't cause problems for adults but can prompt breathing issues and infections for kids.

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tonsillectomy November 30, 2016

What to know about tonsillectomies for children

Frequent infections and sleep problems are the most common issues that lead a child to tonsillectomy.  …

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strep-throat November 18, 2016

What to know about kids and strep throat

Find answers to common questions about strep throat, which commonly makes the rounds with school-aged children in fall and winter.

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Beans in Ears: Holes and the Things Kids Put in Them October 24, 2016

The things kids stick in their noses and ears

A marble lodged in the nose needs prompt attention. Here's what to do when kids stick objects in ears, noses and other places they don't belong.

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bronchiolitis October 17, 2016

Get ready for bronchiolitis season

Know how to help prevent bronchiolitis and how to treat this prevalent winter illness before it strikes.

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mononucleosis symptoms and treatment in teens August 9, 2016

Does my child have mono?

Mononucleosis hits teens hardest. A Vanderbilt doctor discusses how to handle the virus.

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Ear, Nose & Throat Teens

July 12, 2016

Eardrum perforation: answers to common questions

What's that in my kid's ear? Injuries and infections can cause eardrum perforation. Here's what to do.

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