Monthly Archives: September 2018


You Should Never Ignore These Throat Cancer Symptoms

By | September 29th, 2018|Blog|

Throat cancers grow in the organs that help you to swallow, speak, and breathe. Therefore, most of the throat cancer symptoms are associated with the affected organs. Majority of the throat cancers happen in the throat itself – which means, they begin in the throat – pharynx and the rest begin in the larynx (voice [...]

What is a Strep Throat?

By | September 26th, 2018|Blog|

The name strep throat comes from the causative microorganisms – streptococcal bacteria. These bacteria cause inflammation and swelling in the mucosal membrane that lines the back of the throat and tonsils. An infection by a streptococcus bacterium causes sore throat, which is very common in teens and school-aged children (5 to 15 years of age). [...]

Sore Throat Remedies

By | September 21st, 2018|Blog|

If your sore throat is due to a viral infection, it may last up to a week or so. Such infection doesn’t require medicines. You can use medicines to manage fever and relieve pain. Over-the-counter acetaminophen or any other pain killer is the best choice. However, over dosing and long-term usage should be avoided. It [...]

Cold Sores [Fever Blisters] Are They Due to Cold Viruses?

By | September 17th, 2018|Blog|

Many a times you might have heard people saying that cold sores are due to cold or fever, but actually they are not.  Cold sores are called fever blisters, but they are not due to cold or fever. They are caused by viruses when a person comes in close contact with the infected person. To [...]

Sore Throat – Is it Viral or Strep Throat?

By | September 13th, 2018|Blog|

Sore throat is a common problem. It is usually common during winter season and the season during which the incidences of respiratory diseases are on the rise. Sore Throat types A Sore Throat can be due to cold: If it is due to a cold, it may disappear or goes away within a day or [...]

A Sore – Red or White Patch in the Mouth – Is It Oral Cancer?

By | September 11th, 2018|Blog|

Oral cancer is a sinister monster because it spreads in a hidden and injurious way. Another crucial aspect is that the initial signs and symptoms often look quite similar to less serious cold and flu symptoms – such as cough, throat pain, sore throat, hoarseness, earache and ringing in ears. This is one of the [...]

Nasal Polyps Vs. Papillomas

By | September 9th, 2018|Blog|

Nasal polyps: Some abnormal growth in the nasal cavity or paranasal sinuses is non-cancerous or non-malignant, but still capable of causing problems – Nasal Polyps and papillomas are such growths. Nasal polyps These are abnormal growths present inside the nasal cavity or paranasal sinuses. They have smooth surface and looks like teardrop in shape. They [...]

If I have a Cold or Flu – When Should I See a Doctor?

By | September 7th, 2018|Blog|

If you have a cold or flu – you already know that runny nose, itchy eyes, body pains, watery eyes, sore throat, sneezing and coughing are the typical signs and symptoms. Common cold symptoms manifest over 48 hours and may last for 3 to 5 days.  Whereas flu symptoms manifest within 24 hours. In addition, [...]

Hearing Aid – Don’t Take Hearing Loss in Light-esteem

By | September 4th, 2018|Blog|

Hearing loss has got far reaching implications than we think. Therefore, whether one needs a hearing aid or not is secondary, but the primary requirement here is a better understanding of hearing loss including the types of hearing loss, its symptoms and causes. Irrespective of age, hearing loss can affect anyone at any time. Undiagnosed and [...]

Sudden Hearing Loss

By | September 2nd, 2018|Blog|

Sudden hearing loss or sudden deafness or sudden sensorial hearing loss (SSHL) is a sudden loss of hearing that happens unexpectedly. Hearing loss is seen in one ear. It may be sudden or at once or may have developed over a few hours or days. In a nutshell, sudden hearing loss is abrupt or rapidly [...]