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  1. Ear, Nose, andThroat Provides links to info on sore throats, ear infections, and sinusitis. Also has info on mononucleosis tests and decision aids for sleep apnea and allergies.
  2. Strep Throat Discusses strep throat, an infection in the throatand tonsils caused by bacteria. Covers symptoms like sore throatand fever. Includes info on rapid strep test andthroat culture. Covers treatment with medicines and surgery (tonsillectomy).
  3. Sore Throatand Other Throat Problems Looks at symptoms of sore throat caused by virus and bacteria infections and irritants. Covers common cold, mononucleosis (mono), strep throat, and flu. Covers symptoms such as swollen glands and pain. Discusses antibiotics and home treatment medicines.
  4. Objects in the Nose
  5. Nose Injuries
  6. Disc Battery in the Nose
  7. Strep Throat Complications
  8. Rapid Strep Test for Strep Throat Explains rapid strep test to test for bacteria that cause strep throat (streptococcal pharyngitis). Explains when test is done and what results mean.
  9. Object Stuck in the Throat
  10. Strep Throat: Home Treatment
  11. Broken Nose (Nasal Fracture) Covers how broken noses can happen. Discusses symptoms such as nose pain, swelling, and crooked or bent appearance. Covers diagnosis and treatment. Also covers possible complications, such as infection and breathing difficulty.
  12. Sore Throat: Should I Take Antibiotics? Guides readers through the decision to take antibiotics for sore throat. Explains the causes of sore throatand that most sore throats are caused by virus. Explains that antibiotics only work for sore throat caused by bacterial infections.
  13. Nosebleeds
  14. Tonsillitis Discusses tonsillitis. Covers symptoms like sore throatand swollen lymph nodes. Includes causes like the bacteria that cause strep throat. Discusses home treatment, nonprescription pain medicines, surgery to remove tonsils (tonsillectomy).
  15. Scarlet Fever Briefly discusses scarlet fever, a term used for strep throat with a rash. Covers symptoms like red rash on chest, on abdomen, and in skin folds. Covers how it is treated. Also covers complications.
  16. Voice Problems
  17. Mononucleosis (Mono) Discusses mononucleosis (also called mono or the kissing disease) caused by Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). Covers symptoms including high fever, severe sore throat, and swollen lymph nodes (swollen glands), tonsils, and spleen. Offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  18. Tonsillectomy Explains surgery to take out tonsils because of strep throat infections or tonsillitis. Gives info on what to expect after surgery, such as sore throat. Explains how child may feel and act after surgery. Also includes info on risks.
  19. Laryngitis
  20. Blocked Eustachian Tubes
  21. Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Information on uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP), a treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. Explains that UPPP is a procedure to remove excess tissue in the throat to make the airway wider. Discusses effectiveness and risks.
  22. Snoring Contains information on snoring. Does not cover sleep apnea or sleep disorders. Includes info on what causes snoring. Discusses things you can do to stop snoring. Covers snoring treatments such as medicines, oral breathing devices, or surgery.
  23. Labyrinthitis and Vestibular Neuritis
  24. Esophagitis
  25. Anosmia
  26. Sinusitis Discusses sinusitis, which is infection or inflammation of the lining of the sinus cavities. Covers acute sinusitis and chronic sinusitis. Looks at causes and symptoms. Covers treatment with medicines and surgery.
  27. Ear Problems: Changes in Air Pressure
  28. Ménière's Disease
  29. Ear Infections
  30. Allergic Rhinitis Discusses allergic rhinitis. Covers common immediate and chronic symptoms. Looks at what increases risk. Covers treatment options. Offers prevention and treatment tips.
  31. Ear Infections in Children Learn about ear infections and how you can care for your child at home.
  32. Objects in the Ear
  33. Hearing Loss Includes info on hearing loss. Discusses causes and symptoms like tinnitus, muffled hearing, and vertigo. Covers exams and tests used to diagnose hearing loss. Discusses treatment with medicine, hearing aids, or cochlear implant.
  34. Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) Discusses benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). Distinguishes between dizziness and a feeling of spinning (vertigo). Covers how it is diagnosed. Discusses treatment with head exercises (Epley and Semont maneuvers) and medicines.
  35. Sleep Studies Describes various sleep studies used to diagnose sleep disorders. Discusses problems like snoring, sleep apnea, insomnia, and narcolepsy. Covers common sleep studies, including polysomnograms, multiple sleep latency tests, and the maintenance of wakefulness test.
  36. Sleep Apnea Focuses on obstructive sleep apnea. Discusses causes, including narrowed airways and obesity. Covers symptoms like snoring, gasping during sleep, and daytime sleepiness. Info on treatment with CPAP and oral or nasal breathing devices.
  37. Colds
  38. Noise-Induced Hearing Loss
  39. Pressure Injuries From Scuba Diving
  40. Epley and Semont Maneuvers for Vertigo
  41. Brandt-Daroff Exercise for Vertigo
  42. Frequent Nosebleeds
  43. Removal of Nasal Adhesions
  44. Ear Problems and Injuries, Age 12 and Older
  45. Vertigo: The Epley Maneuver Learn how the Epley maneuver can help you get rid of your vertigo.
  46. Hypopharyngeal Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  47. Swimmer's Ear (Otitis Externa)
  48. Environmental Illness
  49. Earwax
  50. How to Stop a Nosebleed Learn simple steps you can use to stop a nosebleed.
  51. Swallowed Button Disc Battery, Magnet, or Object With Lead
  52. Stopping a Nosebleed
  53. Ear Canal Problems (Swimmer's Ear)
  54. Allergies: Avoiding Outdoor Triggers
  55. Sleep Apnea: Time to Get Checked Learn about the different ways that sleep apnea can affect the quality of your life.
  56. Ear Problems and Injuries, Age 11 and Younger
  57. Allergy Shots for Allergic Rhinitis Explains what allergy-shot immunotherapy is, why it is done, and what allergies it can help. Covers how it is done, how well it works, and what to expect after treatment. Covers risk factors.
  58. Vertigo: Head Movements That Help Learn simple head movements to help with vertigo and balance problems.
  59. Diuretics for Ménière's Disease
  60. Nasopharyngeal Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  61. Laryngeal Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  62. Paranasal Sinus and Nasal Cavity Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  63. Cystic Fibrosis: Helping Your Child Cough Up Mucus
  64. Facial Problems, Noninjury
  65. Allergies: Avoiding Indoor Triggers Discusses ways to avoid indoor allergy triggers. Covers common indoor allergens such as dust mites and pet dander. Covers reasons to avoid them. Offers cleaning tips to reduce allergens in the home.
  66. Sleep Apnea: How Treatment Can Improve Your Life Learn about the benefits of treating sleep apnea.
  67. Ménière's Disease and Sodium
  68. Sinusitis: Should I Have Surgery? Guides through decision to have surgery to treat chronic sinusitis. Discusses endoscopic and traditional surgery. Explains who is a good candidate for surgery. Lists reasons for and against surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  69. Tonsillitis: Should My Child Have a Tonsillectomy? Guides through decision to have your child have a tonsillectomy for tonsillitis. Includes common reasons to have a tonsillectomy. Describes how this surgery is done. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  70. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  71. Oropharyngeal Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  72. Hearing Loss: Should I Get Hearing Aids? Guides through decision to get hearing aids. Explains the types of hearing aids, how they work, and how they are best used. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  73. Medicines That Cause Hearing Loss
  74. Nonallergic Rhinitis
  75. Sinus Surgery for Sinusitis Briefly discusses surgery to treat chronic sinusitis. Covers how it is done and what to expect after surgery. Lists risks.
  76. Needle Puncture and Aspiration of Sinus Contents for Sinusitis
  77. Allergies: Should I Take Allergy Shots? Guides you through decision to have allergy-shot immunotherapy to treat allergic rhinitis (hay fever) and allergic asthma. Explains how allergy shots work. Covers who should not have them. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  78. Types of Allergic Rhinitis
  79. Sleep Apnea: Should I Have Surgery? Guides through decision to have surgery for sleep apnea. Discusses problems like depression and high blood pressure associated with lack of treatment. Covers alternatives to surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  80. Sleep Apnea: Should I Have a Sleep Study? Guides through decision to have sleep study to diagnose obstructive sleep apnea. Includes pros such as diagnosis that can lead to treatment. Also offers cons such as cost. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  81. Sleep Apnea: Oral Devices
  82. Stages of Sleep Apnea
  83. Sleep Apnea: Uvulopalatoplasty
  84. Living With More Than One Health Problem
  85. Hay Fever and Other Seasonal Allergies
  86. Repair of Choanal Atresia
  87. Repair of Oromaxillary Fistula
  88. Mononucleosis Complications
  89. Mononucleosis Tests Covers monospot test (heterophil test) and EBV antibody test, blood tests used to diagnose mononucleosis (mono), which is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus. Covers how it is done and risks. Also includes info on what test results might mean.
  90. Over-the-Counter Medicines for Allergies
  91. Blocked Tear Ducts: Endoscopic and Laser Dacryocystorhinostomy
  92. Blocked Tear Ducts: Infracturing
  93. Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  94. Sleep Apnea: Fiber-Optic Pharyngoscopy
  95. Sleep Apnea: Less Common Surgeries
  96. Sleep Apnea: How Is It Treated? Learn about treatment choices for sleep apnea.
  97. Physical Exam for Mononucleosis
  98. Classification of Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate
  99. Recurrent Ear Infections and Persistent Effusion
  100. Tracheostomy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Discusses tracheostomy to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). This surgery is done only for severe OSA. Explains that permanent opening in windpipe is created. Discusses possible complications, including lung infection, trouble talking, or scar tissue.

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