Each year, more than 55,000 Americans will develop head and neck cancer. Head and neck cancers are curable if caught early.
Upper respiratory infection (URI)/Cold
Bell’s palsy occurs when the facial nerve is damaged by pressure or swelling and does not work properly, resulting in paralysis (weakness) and distortions of the face.
Ears and Altitude (Barotrauma)
When the eustachian tube in your middle ear is blocked due to altitude or pressure changes (barotrauma), air cannot be equalized, and a vacuum occurs.
Nosebleeds (called epistaxis) are caused when tiny blood vessels in the nose break. Nosebleeds are very common and affect many people at some point in their lives.
Mucus is normally swallowed unconsciously, but when there is a feeling of the mucus gathering in the throat or dripping from the back of your nose, it is called post-nasal drip.
Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, or BPPV (commonly known as “having rocks in the head”) is the most common inner ear problem and cause of vertigo, or false sense of spinning.
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 post-nasal drip.
It is estimated that as many as 80 percent of people have a nasal septum that is off-center. This is called a deviated septum, which may or may not cause certain symptoms.
Rhinitis is a condition that typically involves nasal obstruction or congestion, runny nose or post-nasal drip, itchy nose, and/or sneezing.
Hoarseness (also called dysphonia) is an abnormal change in the quality of your voice, making it sound raspy, strained, breathy, weak, higher or lower in pitch, inconsistent, or fatigued, often making it harder to talk.