Ears, Nose and Throat

Earwax Blockage – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Removal

The human ear requires earwax to function properly and prevent certain ear problems. However, sometimes earwax is sometimes mistaken for dirt. It is incorrectly associated with poor hygiene and many people try to clean it out. This can cause a number of ear problems. Sometimes interfering with earwax can also cause it to >> Read More ...

Tight Throat (Tightness in Throat) Causes and Other Symptoms

A tight feeling in the throat can be a worrying sensation if it arises suddenly and is severe enough to restrict swallowing or breathing. This can sometimes be due to serious conditions like certain types of allergic reactions which could be life threatening. However, most people experience a gradual tightness in the >> Read More ...

Mucus in Throat – Sources and Causes of Throat Mucus

Mucus is produced along the entire course of the respiratory tract,  from the nose to the lungs. It serves several important functions, such as keeping the respiratory tract moist which is prone to drying with airflow and to trap dust and microbes which may enter with the inflowing air. However, there are instances where >> Read More ...

Itchy Nose – Causes of Itching Inside or Outside the Nose

We all experience itching on or inside the nose at times. It can occur for various reasons and as a result of several conditions. Sometimes nasal itching may be a sign of awkwardness and nervousness where a person may scratch the nose for no identifiable cause. However, when the nose is itchy and tends to persist then it >> Read More ...
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