Ear, Nose and Throat
- Q What should I do if I cannot remove earwax?
Dr. David Vernick, OtolaryngologyNever try to remove earwax by placing a device into your ear canal. This could make the problem worse. If you can't unblock the wax yourself, see your doctor for assistance. Your doctor will want to know if you have ever had ear surgery or a perforation... Full Answer
- Q How does air pressure affect my sinuses?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyYour sinus cavities are just that, spaces in your head filled with air and sometimes fluid. When the outside air pressure drops, the air trapped inside your sinuses wants to escape, putting pressure on your head and causing pain. The easiest way to tell... Full Answer
- Q What causes protruding ears?
Dr. Arthur Perry, Plastic & Reconstructive SurgeryProtruding ears are one of the most common abnormalities at birth. No statistics are available that fully define the occurrence of this deformity. It would be difficult to figure out, because there is no solid definition of what is normal and... Full Answer