Keratosis obturans presents with the same complaint as earwax i.e. hearing loss. But that doesn’t mean that they are the same. Earwax is mostly a secretion of the ceruminous glands (a type of modified sweat glands) located in the skin of the ear canal, these… Continue Reading Keratosis obturans – is it the same as earwax?
Otomycosis = “Oto”(ear) + “mycosis”(fungus). Fungal infection of the ear is frequently diagnosed during the summer and monsoon months, due to the increased humidity in the atmosphere. It is a superficial infection that impacts the canal of one or both the ears. Recently, after the… Continue Reading Fungal infection of the ear – Otomycosis
It’s the summer months and as the mercury soars, complaints of “feeling like something is stuck in my throat” are rising. With the COVID-19 raging worldwide, the simplest of symptoms can create panic. So what is this foreign body sensation in the throat? We will… Continue Reading Feeling like something stuck in your throat – Globus pharyngeus
Nosebleed after COVID-19 is being reported by those who recovered after the second wave. It is a very alarming symptom for the patients and their families. I have written about common causes of epistaxis in children, adults and the elderly in my previous blogs. So… Continue Reading Nosebleed after COVID-19