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  1. Ear Infections
  2. Tubes for EarInfections Learn how temporary ear tubes help treat earinfections.
  3. Tubes for EarInfections
  4. Complications of EarInfections
  5. Tympanocentesis for EarInfections
  6. Symptoms of Ear Infection
  7. Ear Infections in Children Learn about earinfections and how you can care for your child at home.
  8. Tympanometry in EarInfections (Otitis Media)
  9. Ear Infection and Hearing Loss
  10. Recurrent EarInfections and Persistent Effusion
  11. Ear Infection: Should I Give My Child Antibiotics? Guides through decision to use antibiotics for a child's ear infection. Covers symptoms of an ear infection. Offers home treatment tips. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision. This topic is only appropriate for children 2 and older.
  12. Ear, Nose, and Throat Provides links to info on sore throats, earinfections, and sinusitis. Also has info on mononucleosis tests and decision aids for sleep apnea and allergies.
  13. Infant and Toddler Health Provides links to topics that cover common parenting questions about infant and toddler health. Includes info on how to stop thumb-sucking, how to manage an episode of croup, and whether to give your child antibiotics for an ear infection.
  14. Ear Problems and Injuries, Age 11 and Younger
  15. Ear Canal Problems (Swimmer's Ear)
  16. Swimmer's Ear (Otitis Externa)
  17. Colds
  18. 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.
  19. Sinusitis Learn about sinusitis and how you can care for yourself at home.
  20. Strep Throat Discusses strep throat, an infection in the throat and tonsils caused by bacteria. Covers symptoms like sore throat and fever. Includes info on rapid strep test and throat culture. Covers treatment with medicines and surgery (tonsillectomy).
  21. Throat Culture Discusses test used to find cause of a sore throat. Covers conditions caused by fungal or bacterial infection. Covers how test is done. Looks at what results might mean. Links to info on rapid strep test, throat culture, and sensitivity testing.
  22. Sore Throat and 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. Tonsillitis Discusses tonsillitis. Covers symptoms like sore throat and swollen lymph nodes. Includes causes like the bacteria that cause strep throat. Discusses home treatment, nonprescription pain medicines, surgery to remove tonsils (tonsillectomy).
  28. Sore Throat: Should I Take Antibiotics? Guides readers through the decision to take antibiotics for sore throat. Explains the causes of sore throat and that most sore throats are caused by virus. Explains that antibiotics only work for sore throat caused by bacterial infections.
  29. 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.
  30. Sinusitis: Should I Take Antibiotics? Guides you through the decision to take antibiotics to treat sinusitis. Explains causes of sinusitis and how well antibiotics work. Lists risks. Discusses other treatment for sinus infection. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  31. Body Piercing Problems
  32. Children and Cough and Cold Medicines Learn what's safe—and what isn't—when it comes to your child and over-the-counter cold remedies.
  33. Evaluating Your Child's Hearing
  34. Sinus Surgery for Sinusitis Briefly discusses surgery to treat chronic sinusitis. Covers how it is done and what to expect after surgery. Lists risks.
  35. Needle Puncture and Aspiration of Sinus Contents for Sinusitis
  36. Endoscopic Surgery for Sinusitis
  37. Mononucleosis Complications
  38. 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.
  39. Sinus X-Ray for Sinusitis
  40. Endoscopic Sinus Exam for Sinusitis
  41. Saltwater Washes (Nasal Saline Lavage or Irrigation) for Sinusitis
  42. 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.
  43. Sinusitis and Mucous Membrane
  44. Sinusitis: Over-the-Counter Medicines
  45. Physical Exam for Mononucleosis

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