Pediatric ear infections are one of the most common childhood illnesses. However, when your child experiences four or more infections in a year, it is time to see an otolaryngologist.“In most cases, ear infections are relatively benign,” says Marc A. Sachs, MD, otolaryngologist, Saint Francis Medical... Read more
Ear infections are common among young children, usually affecting those between 6 months and 2 years old. When a child frequently suffers from ear infections, or when the infections continue to occur as the child ages, it may be time to seek further treatment.
“An ear infection... Read more
For a person with chronic sinusitis, surgery may be the best option if all other treatments – including antibiotics, medicated nasal sprays and saltwater nasal washes – have failed. The most commonly used treatment is endoscopic surgery, during which the surgeon inserts a lighted tool called an... Read more