Labyrinthitis risks
Labyrinthitis

  • A cholesteatoma is a non-cancerous skin cyst that develops in the middle section of your ear. It may be congenital-meaning that you were born with it. It can also be caused by repeated ear infections. ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A middle ear infection (otitis media) occurs when the area behind the eardrum becomes inflamed and fluid filled as a result of an infection or allergies. The condition is most common in children. It can cause pain, fever, balance loss, and more.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A lumbar puncture is a medical procedure usually performed to obtain a sample of cerebrospinal fluid. The procedure is sometimes referred to as a spinal tap.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Rhinitis is inflammation of the nasal cavity lining (inside the nose). It is often caused by allergies. It may also be caused by environmental factors such as pollution, weather changes, stress, infections, and some medications.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Allergic rhinitis, also known as "hay fever," refers to symptoms that occur after exposure to a certain allergen, such as pollen. Swollen eyes or face may accompany allergic rhinitis.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Stress can be triggered by an event that makes you feel frustrated or nervous, such as moving, death, starting a new job, and having a baby. Long-term stress can produce both physical and psychological symptoms.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Caregivers are people who provide paid or unpaid assistance to infants, children, or dependent adults.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Stress is your body's response to certain situations. Stress is a subjective; something that may be stressful for one person-speaking in public, for instance-may not be stressful for someone else. Not all stresses are "bad"; for example, graduatin...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Reflexology is an alternative therapy that involves the application of pressure to targeted areas of the hands, feet, and ears.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Allergies affect millions each year. Learn more about how prevalent they are, who is impacted, and how much is spent each year on care for allergy patients.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Mold allergies can make life uncomfortable. Mold grows in moist areas and can trigger allergic reactions. Learn about symptoms and treatment for mold allergies.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Of all the things your parents can do for you, handing down allergies isn't the greatest. Allergies are annoying (and sometimes life-threatening) reactions the body has to harmless substances, such as pollen or peanuts. They occur when your immune...
    Source:HLCMS
  • An allergy is the immune system's response to a foreign substance (allergen) that is not typically harmful to a person's body. This attack response may involve inflammation, sneezing, and a host of other symptoms.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pseudobulbar palsy is an inability to control the muscles in the face. It can have a large impact on a person's ability to speak.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A stroke (a "brain attack") is a medical emergency in which part of the brain is deprived of oxygen. This occurs when an artery that supplies oxygenated blood to the brain becomes damaged and brain cells begin to die.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A cerebrovascular accident is the medical term for a stroke. A stroke is when blood flow to a part of your brain is stopped either by a blockage or a rupture of a blood vessel. Learn the signs of a stroke, and the importance of getting treatment q...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Myoclonus is a sudden muscle spasm. The movement is involuntary and can't be stopped or controlled.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Sixth nerve palsy is a disorder affecting the sixth nerve, which supplies the lateral rectus muscle.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Aphasia is a communication disorder that affects the brain's ability to use and understand language. Aphasia can interfere with your use of verbal and/or written communication.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hemianopsia is a loss of vision in half of the visual field of one eye or both eyes. Common causes are stroke, brain tumor, and trauma to the brain.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Nicotine addiction occurs when a person becomes addicted to nicotine, which is a chemical found in tobacco. The addiction is physical, mental, and behavioral.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A brain tumor is a collection (or mass) of abnormal cells in the brain. The skull is very rigid and the brain is enclosed, so any growth inside such a restricted space can cause problems. Brain tumors can be cancerous (malignant) or non-cancerous ...
    Source:HLCMS
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