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What is a benign esophageal stricture?

A benign esophageal stricture is a narrowing of the esophagus, or food pipe, which is the tube that runs from the throat to the stomach. Benign means that it is noncancerous. The main symptoms include: difficulty swallowing food coming…

What is mastoiditis?

Mastoiditis is a serious infection in the mastoid process, which is the hard, prominent bone just behind and under the ear. Ear infections that people fail to treat cause most cases of mastoiditis. The condition is rare but can become…

What is pharyngitis?

Pharyngitis is inflammation of the mucous membranes that line the back of the throat, or pharynx. This inflammation can cause discomfort, dryness, and difficulty swallowing. Pharyngitis is the medical term for a sore throat. Causes of…

What to know about the Adam’s apple

The Adam's apple is a lump of cartilage that sticks out from the throat. It is more prominent in males, and it serves no specific function. A person can remove or change the size of their Adam's apple with surgery. Adam's apples develop…

Dolor de garganta en un solo lado

Un dolor de garganta es la razón más común para acudir a un médico. La mayoría de las veces, es un síntoma de alergias, resfriados o gripe. Si bien es cierto que puede ser doloroso, por lo general no es grave. Sin embargo, cuando se…

Diez remedios para las aftas

Las aftas pueden ser dolorosas e irritantes. Aunque suelen desaparecer por sí solas en una semana, existen diversas formas de acelerar el proceso y reducir el malestar. Además de los medicamentos sin receta, existen algunos remedios caseros…

How to make saline solution

It is possible to make saline solution at home by mixing together certain amounts of salt and water.When prepared correctly, homemade saline solution is similar to distilled water. For this reason, it is safe to use in the nose as a sinus…

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