Category: Ear

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

December 30, 2017
ENT Hospital Kota Adenoid snoring kids problem

Does your child snore / sleep with mouth open? Does your child get recurrent cold and ear infections?

Adenoids are lymphoid tissue located in the back of the nose. They are present at birth and then begin to enlarge. They, along with the tonsils, continue to grow until individuals are aged 5-7 years. Then, they generally regress by the age of 12-14 years , but many a times, they do not ,and cause nasal congestion, snoring, and breathing through the mouth, by physically blocking the back of the nose. Since they are located very close to the tube connecting the ear and the nose (eustachian tube), they can cause recurrent ear infections and fluid in the ear leading to hearing loss.

Adenoids can be diagnosed by a simple x ray  known as X ray adenoid. Though,topical nasal steroids may shrink adenoids slightly (ie, up to 10%),but, once the topical nasal steroid is discontinued, the adenoids grow again  and continue to cause problems.

Adenoidectomy is the surgical procedure in which the adenoids are removed. Conventional Blind curette of adenoids is no longer performed, as it leads to bleeding and incomplete removal leading to recurrence. At

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September 14, 2017
Best Hearing Aid Centre & doctor in kota

Nowadays, loud music is fashion, but have you think that this could convert your enjoyment into a severe problem. It feels good to hear music but the repetition of loud music can damage your ears. As it is said, an excess of anything leads to destruction. Sometimes loud music can cause you hearing problems and can affect your ear drums and this leads to loss of hearing.

Now everyone uses ear phones to hear the music frequently. Ear phones are available with every media device and it is small and handy to carry also. So the people use it easily but this can harm you if you are using it to hear loud and continuous music without break.

The hearing problem is somewhat common with aging but in today’s era, it can affect to the middle age group as well as the young group also. Because the surrounding atmosphere also causes this problem because there is noise pollution where ever we go and the people’s lifestyle has been changed drastically. Now people are becoming health conscious, so they should take care of their ear also.

There are some ways to understand that you have some hearing problem or something is troubling in your ear. You cannot ignore the hearing problem and you should not, after all, it is also the most important sense of our human

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