Category Archives: ENT – Ear Nose Throat

Itchy Ears

Common Causes of Having Itchiness in the Ears Dryness By far, this is the commonest cause of having an itch in the ear. You must have noticed that your ears itch after you clean your ear thoroughly with a cotton bud or cloth. Such thorough cleanings remove the waxy coverings lining the ear canal, rendering […]

Tonsil Stones – Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment

Tonsil Stones They are medically called tonsilloliths. They are stony masses present in the tonsillar fossa. What Are Tonsil Stones? Hard cystic masses of variable shapes, found on location where lymphoid tissues are present are called  tonsil stones. They may be whitish to creamish in color. How Are They Formed? They get formed when the […]

Pimple in the Ear

Pimple in the Ear Though uncommon, a pimple may sometimes erupt in the ear. The location of the pimple may be the outer ear (pinna), the ear canal. The softer part, lobule, is rarely involved. How Is the Pimple Caused? The ear canal keeps secreting adequate amount of oily fluid. This fluid is essential to […]

Wet and Dry Sneezes

Dry and Wet Sneezes Q: Hello. I have got 3 questions and I would be really grateful if you answer them. 1) I am from Pakistan. I am a young man- tall, strong, healthy, fit and exercise regularly. I am a bit curious about my sneeze. It’s a wet sounding, spraying type of a sneeze […]

What Causes an Ear ache?

What Causes an Earache? Q: I have an awful earache. What should I do? -By Sama Reply: The commonest reason for such ear aches is a throat infection. This could be viral (flu) or bacterial in origin. Do you have any other symptom like cough, running nose, throat pain, fever, body ache, fatigue etc.? There […]