Home / Ent Disorders A Z
Category: Ent Disorders A Z

Walking Pneumonia vs. Pneumonia: What Are the Differences?

Walking pneumonia and pneumonia are sometimes thought of as the same illness, but they differ widely based on severity. Learn about the differences....

Read more

Tips to Prevent the Spread of Strep Throat

Since strep throat is a highly contagious bacterial infection, prevention is crucial. Here’s how to prevent it naturally. Strep throat is an...

Read more

How to Treat & Prevent Thrush From Inhalers

Oral thrush, or candidiasis, is a fungal infection commonly caused by inhalers. Learn how to treat and prevent thrush from inhalers here. Thrush is a...

Read more

What Is Bronchopneumonia?

Bronchopneumonia is a lower respiratory tract bacterial lung infection that is characterized by generalized inflammation throughout the lungs....

Read more

What Is Community-Acquired Pneumonia?

Any lung infection acquired outside of the hospital setting is considered community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). There are several ways that you can...

Read more

What Is Eosinophilic Pneumonia?

Eosinophilic pneumonia is an uncommon lung infection, characterized by a massive influx of eosinophils, that may be caused by smoking, environmental...

Read more

What Is Hospital Acquired Pneumonia?

Hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) is a lower respiratory bacterial infection that occurs 48 hours or more after hospital admission. Hospital-acquired...

Read more

What Is Fungal Sinusitis?

Learn the details about fungal sinusitis, a fungal sinus infection that may need medication or surgery to treat; untreated, some types are fatal....

Read more

What Is Ageusia?

Can’t taste anything? You may have ageusia, a condition wherein a person loses their sense of taste. Common causes include COVID-19, an upper...

Read more

What Is Lipoid Pneumonia?

Lipoid pneumonia is an inflammatory condition that results from an accumulation of lipids in the lungs. Lipoid pneumonia can cause inflammation....

Read more

What Is Atypical Pneumonia?

Atypical pneumonia is a common bacterial infection of the lungs that is considered “atypical” due to differences in its detection and clinical...

Read more

What Is Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia?

Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia (COP) is a rare interstitial lung disease characterized by inflammation that affects the bronchioles and lung sacs....

Read more

What Is Black Tongue?

A black hairy-looking tongue is usually a harmless condition. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of black tongue. Black tongue (or black...

Read more

Tight Jaw Muscles: Causes and Treatment

A tight jaw can be caused by bruxism, stress, TMJ and other issues. Avoiding chewing gum, eating soft foods and using night guards can help. Tight...

Read more

What Is Post-Obstructive Pneumonia?

Post-obstructive pneumonia is a serious infection that develops due to a blockage in the lung, usually caused by cancer. Post-obstructive pneumonia...

Read more

Pneumonia Vaccine Options: What’s the Difference?

There are two pneumonia vaccines on the market today but how do you know which one is right for you and an appropriate pneumonia vaccine schedule?...

Read more

Lung Cancer vs. Pneumonia: What Are the Differences?

Pneumonia is a lung infection, while lung cancer occurs when cells grow out of control. It’s possible to have both at the same time. It can be...

Read more

What Is Concha Bullosa?

Concha bullosa is an air pocket in the middle turbinate which can cause nasal obstruction and contribute to sinus problems that may require surgery....

Read more

How Hiccups Are Treated

Mild cases of hiccups can be treated through home remedies, while rare cases of persistent hiccups may require medicine or even surgery. Hiccups...

Read more

Common and Rare Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders

Is something ailing your ears, nose, or throat? That's an ENT doctor's specialty. Learn about the various conditions that can affect these...

Read more

How Congestion Can Be Treated

Congestion occurs when the blood vessels in the nasal or sinus passageways become engorged with blood. This commonly occurs with infections....

Read more

Difficulty Breathing and Intercostal Retracting

Learn about intercostal retracting and what it means. If you or someone you care for is having difficulty breathing, you need to know what it is....

Read more

Pneumonia

Pneumonia is a mild to serious lung infection that can be caused by bacteria, viruses, or fungi. Reviewed by a board-certified otolaryngologist.

Read more

An Overview of Jaw Pain

Learn about the various causes of jaw pain, such as TMD and dental problems, and how your doctor or dentist goes about diagnosing and treating them....

Read more

Nutcracker Esophagus (Hypertensive Peristalsis)?

Nutcracker esophagus is a motility disorder that causes difficulty swallowing, chest pain and reflux. Learn more about its symptoms and treatment....

Read more

Thrush

Thrush (oral candidiasis) is a yeast infection of babies and adults causing white patches in the mouth. Reviewed by a board-certified pediatrician.

Read more

Bacterial Pneumonia in People With COPD

Bacterial pneumonia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have dangerous cause-and-effect relationships. Learn why and how they're...

Read more

Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Problems Caused by Smoking

There are several ear, nose, and throat (ENT) disorders that can be caused by smoking including chronic coughs, sore throats, and hoarseness....

Read more

Latest 20