Kids ENT Health

Children and their developing bodies and senses often need special attention. ENT specialists treat birth defects of the head and neck, developmental delays, ear infection, tonsils and adenoids, asthma and allergy, airway problems, and more.

Dr. Claire M. Lawlor – Board Certified Otolaryngologist

Pediatric Conditions

Three million children under the age of 18 have some kind of hearing loss.

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Sinusitis (rhinosinusitis) in children can look different than sinusitis in adults.

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Pediatric sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) is a general term for breathing difficulties during sleep.

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Thyroid nodules are uncommon in childhood, and thyroid cancer is uncommon in children, but the most common endocrine malignancy in children.

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Swimmer’s ear (also called acute otitis externa) is a painful condition that affects the outer ear and ear canal that is caused by infection, inflammation, or irritation.

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Tonsillitis, or pharyngitis, refers to inflammation of the pharyngeal tonsils, which are lymph glands located in the back of the throat that are visible through the mouth.

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Tonsils are the two round lumps in the back of your throat. Adenoids are high in the throat behind the nose and the roof of the mouth (referred to as your soft palate).

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SPOTLIGHT

Otitis Externa Swimmers Ear

Swimmer’s ear (also called acute otitis externa) is a painful condition that affects the outer ear and ear canal that is caused by infection, inflammation, or irritation.

Pediatric Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis, or pharyngitis, refers to inflammation of the pharyngeal tonsils, which are lymph glands located in the back of the throat that are visible through the mouth.

Pediatric Sinusitis

Sinusitis in children can look different than sinusitis in adults. Children tend to have a cough, bad breath, low energy, and swelling around the eyes, along with a thick yellow-green nasal drip.

It's All Connected

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