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What causes a pimple in the nose?

A pimple in the nose can be irritating and painful. Often, it results from a simple blocked pore or an ingrown nose hair. Other times, it can indicate a more severe condition, such as an infection.In this article, we look at the most common…

What to know about esophageal thrush

Esophageal thrush is a fungal infection of the esophagus or food pipe. Doctors sometimes call it esophageal candidiasis.The food pipe is the tube that connects the mouth and throat to the stomach. Although anyone can develop esophageal…

What is chronic laryngitis?

Laryngitis is an inflammation of the voice box that can cause hoarseness or loss of voice. Chronic laryngitis lasts for more than 3 weeks, and causes can include other illnesses or certain lifestyle factors.In this article, we examine…

Home remedies for relieving a dry nose

When the inside of the nose is dry, it can be uncomfortable and sometimes painful, but a person can usually treat it at home. Homes remedies for a dry nose include steam inhalation, using a humidifier, and using nasal sprays or rinses.The…

Home remedies to clean your ears

Earwax is how the body lubricates and protects the ear. People do not usually need to clean out their ears, but sometimes earwax and other debris can build up.Earwax, or cerumen, leaves the body slowly. Chewing and moving the jaw pushes the…

Risks and effects of adenoid removal

A child's adenoids can sometimes become swollen and, occasionally, infected. If enlarged adenoids cause sleeping or breathing difficulties, a doctor may recommend adenoid removal.In this article, we look at what adenoids are, symptoms of…

What is frontal sinusitis and what causes it?

Frontal sinusitis is inflammation or infection of the sinuses located just behind the eyes and in the forehead. The sinuses are a system of connected hollow cavities in the face that contain air and a thin layer of mucus. All sinuses…

What can cause spots on the tongue?

The tongue has lots of small spots on it for taste and sensation. They are not usually very noticeable. If spots are an unusual color, cause irritation, or other symptoms accompany them, they can be the sign of a health problem.In this…

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