Ear, Nose, and Throat

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Learn about ear, nose, and throat health

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When you have plugged ears, a runny nose, and a sore throat, you might just assume that you have a cold. But not all ear, nose, and throat symptoms are caused by the common cold. Checking up on your symptoms is important. What may seem harmless could turn into something more serious. Knowing what is causing your ear, nose, or throat symptoms can help you find the right treatment. Our topics can show you different health problems related to the ear, nose, and throat. Find the right treatment, or learn what you can do to care for yourself at home.

Is it an emergency?

If you or someone in your care has chest pains, difficulty breathing, or severe bleeding, it could be a life-threatening emergency. Call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number immediately.
If you are concerned about a possible poisoning or exposure to a toxic substance, call Poison Control now at 1-800-567-8911.

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