August 22, 2016
Throat cancer is characterized as cancerous tumors that affect the pharynx, voice box (larynx), and/or tonsils.
The lining of the throat is often affected first. If the cancer metastasizes, the voice box may be impacted next.
In this blog, the physicians at AOC explain the causes, symptoms, risk factors,... Read More
August 18, 2016
A sore throat is a common condition that can indicate the presence of a bacteria, contagious virus, sinus infection, or general allergies.
More often that not, a sore throat can be treated with over-the-counter remedies sold at your local drug store.... Read More
August 17, 2016
A cholesteatoma is a skin growth or cyst that develops from repeated infections to the middle ear, or from the tearing of the eardrum.
This abnormal skin growth is often the result of dead skin cells and other debris building up in the middle ear cavity.
In this blog, the physicians at AOC explain what causes... Read More
August 12, 2016
Have you ever wondered why your voice sounds different on a recording?
This is a frequently ask question we receive from patients who have a general interest in how their ears, nose, and throat work.
In this blog, the physicians at AOC take the time to explain why your voice sounds different on a recording.... Read More
August 10, 2016
According to the American Osteopathic Association, one in five teens today suffers from some degree of hearing loss, which is 30% higher than teens in the ‘80s and ‘90s.
Experts speculate this increase in hearing loss is largely due to increased headphone use.
In this blog, the physicians at AOC address the... Read More
August 9, 2016
Bell’s palsy is a neurological disorder that causes sudden weakness in the facial muscles.
This condition can cause paralysis and distortions to the face, making one half of the face appear droopy.
In this blog, the ENT doctors at AOC discuss the various treatment options available for patients with Bell’s... Read More