Ears, Nose and Throat

Sensitive Ears (Touch and Sound) Meaning and Causes

We all experience some irritation of the ear to the point where it is tender to touch, itchy, red or even painful. Similarly we also experience changes in the sense of hearing where even sounds of moderate volume appear to be too loud. Most of us refer to this as sensitive ears and it can be caused by a host of >> Read More ...

Allergic Rhinitis – Types, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

What is allergic rhinitis? Allergic rhinitis is a condition where the nasal lining becomes inflamed due to allergies. It typically presents with a runny nose, stuffy nose, watery red eyes and with bouts of sneezing. Allergic rhinitis occurs when the immune system reacts to the presence of allergens which make contact with >> Read More ...

Deviated Septum (Nose) Causes, Symptoms, Surgery

A “crooked nose” as it is sometimes called is not just a cosmetic problem. The middle cartilage that separates the nasal cavity into a right and left side may be misaligned and this can lead to a host of symptoms. It can affect breathing, sleep and even daily functioning. Therefore severe cases require surgery >> Read More ...

Ear Buzzing Sound Meaning, Causes and Prevention

A buzzing sound in the ears is not considered to be a medical problem if there is an external source of the sound. For example. a fly buzzing around the ear will often be heard as such. Sometimes the external source is not as easy to identify. However, when a buzzing sound is perceived by the ear when no related external >> Read More ...

Irritated Throat – Causes, Other Symptoms and Remedies

We all experience throat irritation at times, which is not actual pain. The throat may feel itchy, scratchy, rough or raw. There are various ways in which people describe this type of discomfort. The common term used is throat irritation but unlike pain, it does not specify the exact type of sensation. So what causes an >> Read More ...

Burning Ears (Heat Sensation) Causes and Treatment

Burning is a sensation that most of us associate with being near a heat source, either too close to it or for too long a period of time. It is a warning sign of tissue damage. However, there are times when burning occurs on its own and may be due to other causes. Burning ears is one such case. It can arise with injury, >> Read More ...

Fullness in Ear – Causes With and Without Ringing in the Ears

We usually take our senses and sensory organs for granted until the sense is impaired in some way or discomfort arises in the organ. Ear pain, discomfort or pressure in the ear are some of the sensations that direct our attention towards the ear and even minor hearing impairment that was previously unnoticed then becomes >> Read More ...
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