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Why Does My Child Snore?

Categories Sleep

Continuing our video series, Dr. Jerome Hester explains “Why does my child snore?” Snoring in an adult can be a humorous or societal issue. However, snoring in a young child actually more commonly is a significant medical issue. Snoring occurs when there’s obstruction of the airway, and this leads to narrowing of the airway and … Continue reading “Why Does My Child Snore?”

Pressure-Equalizing Tubes In Repetitive Middle Ear Infections

Categories Ear and Hearing

Continuing our video series, Dr. Jerome Hester explains “Pressure-Equalizing Tubes In Repetitive Middle Ear Infections.” Children have increased number of middle ear infections for a variety of reasons. The main reason is that the eustachian tube, which is the small tube that goes from behind the nose to behind the eardrum and ventilates that area, … Continue reading “Pressure-Equalizing Tubes In Repetitive Middle Ear Infections”

Symptoms and Complications Associated with Nasal Fractures

Categories Nose and Sinus

Continuing our video series, Dr. Jerome Hester explains “Symptoms and Complications Associated with Nasal Fractures.” The nasal bones are the most commonly broken bones in the body. It actually does not take a significant amount of force to break these bones, and so routine activities, even including many sports, or even having an unfortunate accident … Continue reading “Symptoms and Complications Associated with Nasal Fractures”