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  • 1 day ago

    2 small holes ( deformation) in roof of mouth please help! Bad taste and smell with lots of drainage!

    I am posting this because I have run out of options. I have experienced post nasal drainage longer than I can remember and I have always had a suspicion that this was the because of my bad breath. Later, after seeing an ENT to remove my swollen adenoids due frequent nasal infections, they discovered two small holes in the roof of my mouth. I was told these holes should have closed at birth but for some reason they did not. The physician seemed to brush it off like it was nothing at the time but did....
  • 2 days ago

    Treatment for sinus congestion

    I have been dealing from sinus congestion for a few days now. It all started last Saturday with my voice being hoarse but it went away. It did leave me with nasal congestion and I have tried Sudafed, Mucinex and countless cups of tea. Does anyone have any idea how to get relief from this, especially at bedtime? Thanks!
  • 3 days ago

    Enlarged Tonsils

    I stayed at a house in June 2019, where I started having symptoms like enlarged tonsils, sore throat, and trouble swallowing. Its now January tonsils are still enlarged and still having trouble swallowing certain things..every now and then a sore throat.
  • 9 days ago

    Uncommon Issue: Clicking with apparent connection to engagement of the soft palate, ear popping when swallowing

    7 months ago or so, I noticed a certain clicking noise that seemed to be coming from my nasopharynx area when I said certain words. "Favor," "cookie," and "papa" to name a few. Although this clicking is not particularly noticeable to others, it is indeed audible if they know to be listening for it or if we are in a quiet space. It is very audible to myself and, more importantly, very audible to a microphone. As an aspiring voice actor, this issue has caused me much consternation....
  • 18 days ago

    Second opinion

    My son has a high fever, treated with Tylenol it went down to 100 degrees, a red, sore throat and red patches inside his mouth. He also has a rash with tiny blisters that is all over but more pronounced around his mouth,on the backs of his hands, tops of his feet and around his rear. He also has diarrhea. His doctor examined him today and although the test came back negative for strep she determined that it was still the most likely cause. Could he have strep and something else? Like hand, foot and....
  • 23 days ago

    Devices for improving hearing

    My grandmother has a decrease in hearing, and we worry that it can get even worse that's why we are looking for a hearing device - to improve at least a bit her hearing. Which ones can you recommend?
  • 27 days ago

    baby bird

    my 36 year old son has blown what looks like a fetal baby bird out of his nose, this isn't the first time. What is it. It even looks like it has guts.
  • 1 month ago

    The Back Of My Mouth Is Asymmetrical

    The part of the back of my mouth that's below my uvula is not symmetrical. One flap is smaller than the other and appears to be attached to the back and the other is larger and definitely is not attached. I'm wondering whether or not this is normal, and also if this has anything to do with the fact that I had my tonsils removed about eight years ago.
  • 1 month ago

    Plugged ears

    My ears have been plugged for 5 months with occasional relief by laying flat on my back or with my head between my knees. I have had 2 rounds of prednisone, and use 2 different nasal decongestant sprays. Doctor is recommending either ear tubes or a Balloon Stretching of the Eustachian tube. Which has a better success rate?
  • 1 month ago

    my right ear

    I have been hearing crackling noises in right ear for a week now. no pain except headache for last two days. Sounds like theres an open can of soda in my ear. it comes and goes but im scared i will wake up in excruciating pain. Someone told me to us ear relief drops and a cotton ball . the drops say it is basically a drying solution. I dont know if thats what i should do cause another person told me it made her problem 3x worse. Any suggestions for OTC help?? No insurance