Dr. Douglas Dedo, MD

Archive for April 2019

Top 3 Causes of Ear Infections in Children

Ear infections are one of the most common childhood illnesses. A middle ear infection (otitis media) is what happens when bacteria get into the space behind the eardrum. Fluid and pus fills the space of the middle ear and can push against the eardrum – causing pain and potentially temporary hearing difficulties. There are many…

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5 Helpful Facts About Adenoids

One of the biggest causes of breathing problems and a potential contributor to recurring ear infections and sinus infections in children is enlarged or infected adenoids. Here are 5 facts you may not have known about adenoids: 1 – Adenoids are glands that produce white blood cells and help trap bacteria and viruses to help…

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Snoring? Your Questions Answered.

An occasional rattle when you snooze is normal, but when it’s constant and loud, it’s not only disruptive to your partner, it can have some serious health implications. Today we will answer some common questions about snoring and treatment options. When does snoring become a health concern? Chronic snoring occurs when the air flow through…

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