Ways to Help Reduce Earwax Buildup

Rubbing alcohol or hydrogen peroxide drops or irrigation can help reduce earwax buildup. But avoid putting any objects in the ears.

Earwax Prevention – FAQs

Most people do not need a regular schedule for preventing earwax buildup. Some people may need to have their ears cleaned at times.

Neck Mass Follow-up

A neck mass is an abnormal lump in the neck. A neck mass may be caused by infection, a benign tumor, or a cancerous tumor.

Neck Mass Examination under Anesthesia

Examination under anesthesia is performed by a surgeon to evaluate the back of your throat, voice box, the back of your nose, upper trachea (breathing tube) and upper esophagus (swallowing tube).

Neck Mass: What the Adult Patient Should Expect

A biopsy involves taking a sample of tissue from the neck mass, which is looked at under the microscope by a pathologist to make a diagnosis.

Dos and Don’ts of Earwax (Cerumen)

Earwax (cerumen) is normal. Earwax that does not cause symptoms or block the ear canal should be left alone.

FAQs for Adults with a Neck Mass

A neck mass may indicate a serious medical problem. It does not mean you have cancer, but it does mean you need more evaluation to make a diagnosis.

How to Prevent Hoarseness (Dysphonia)

Hoarseness, or dysphonia, is characterized by altered vocal quality, pitch, loudness, or vocal effort that impairs communication as assessed by a clinician and/or affects quality of life.

Voice Therapy – FAQs

Voice therapy has been demonstrated to be effective for dysphonia across the lifespan from children to older adults.