Day: March 3, 2018

March 3, 2018

Being ear, nose, and throat specialists, we need to broach the topic of earwax with our Anchorage patients from time to time. It always starts with a simple truth: We all have earwax, some more than others. But did you know that earwax is actually good for your ears, and it keeps your ears clean?  Earwax, or cerumen, traps dust, dirt, and sometimes bugs. It’s held together by oil and wax from glands living in your ear canal. The wax also protects the inner ear and can stop bad bacteria from growing in the ear.

You can have too much earwax, though. Some medications, stress, and vigorous exercise will cause your body to make too much earwax. Also, your body will make more wax as you get older. For many people, earwax comes out by itself. Sometimes, the twists and turns of the ear canals can trap wax, particularly in patients with smaller canals. In these cases, it cannot easily come out. It can also clog up a perfectly fine hearing aid. Wax can also become trapped in your ear if, for example, you wear earbuds that block the way out. Whatever the cause, trapped earwax makes it hard to hear.

You can hurt your hearing and ears by trying to get rid of earwax at home. Most people do not know how

March 3, 2018

About Bumps or Ulcer in Mouth Mouth bumps are painful blisters, which appear inside the mouth. They usually appear red or yellow in color and it is quite different from a cold sore, which affects the outer lips. It occurs as a result of poor health conditions and unhealthy diet. Most of the times, mouth bumps may recover on its own, but it is highly recommended to consult a doctor if the problem persist for a longer period of time.

If an individual is having multiple mouth ulcers, then he/she is more susceptible to ‘recurrent aphthous stomatitis’. There are several types of sores or mouth bumps, which could appear anywhere in the mouth. Gums, inner cheeks, tongue and lips are some of the common spots where ulcers may appear. The symptoms of an ulcer could vary from one individual to another.Best ENT, Laser treatment for mouth ulcer available at Mahavir ENT Hospital, kota.

Types of mouth bumps or ulcers and their treatments

A mouth bump or ulcer is usually caused due