My three-year-old son has bad breath. We brush his teeth after every meal, and he recently had a dental check-up where the dentist found no cavities or other problems. His problem is really quite obvious. Should we start him on a mouthwash or an antibiotic?
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Piercings are very popular these days, among both boys and girls. In order to have some control, at what age should a parent allow the child to have it done?
There is a decided difference in an outer ear versus inner ear infection. Treatment for either should apply to bring relief from the pain.
There are times when ear infections may persist or recur. New research gives important insight into these cases.
The big day is coming when your child will be responsible enough to get the ears pierced. But some kids react and infection takes over. What to do?
Dr. Theriot looks at three cases of ear drainage, all with different causes and treatments.
When a person sleeps and is relaxed, the upper airways can somewhat collapse on themselves, narrowing the passageway for air into the lungs. Large adenoids further compromise the airway.
The treatment of sinusitis deserves special attention. A true sinus infection must be treated with 14 - 21 days of antibiotics.
A look at emotional and behavioral improvements after the removal of tonsils.
Dr. Murphy explores the most common surgical procedure performed on children.
When a patient comes into the office with sniffles, Dr. Theriot finds more than he expects.
Hearing loss is one of the more common congenital abnormalities that is seen in newborns, occurring in around 1-3/1000 live births.
Dr. Samson's advice on whether to withhold dairy products from your sick child.
A look at options for reducing ear infections, including removing adenoids and ventilation-tube surgery.
Dr. Samson answers the question of whether milk allergies could cause ear problems.
A look at ear infections from the perspective of three doctors.
In the case of large tonsils and adenoids, the decision to do surgery is one that must be made on an individual basis, as each case is different.
Nasal drainage can appear cloudy due to other causes than a bacterial infection.