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I am 16 year old male with height of 5' 9" and weight of 62 Kgs. At present I'm suffering from "tonsil" infection for which swallowing is painful and "tonsil" is bit enlarged it seems (not very sure, as in the normal condition never feel its original size). I'm studying in class XII and don't like to loose my academic sessions. Please suggest useful remedy/medicine for speedy recovery apart from hot water gargling.
She frequently suffers from severe cold and cough. The nose starts running and eyes water. Doctors have classified it as allergic sinusitis. Is there a permanent cure for it? Please suggest medication for immediate relief.
His left ear is blocked from 2 days. He has no wax inside but still it's blocked. Tried many ways to open it but failed. What should be done?
I suffer from dryness of mouth during the night and early morning too, inspite of drinking adequate amount of water
Mom is not able to sense odour, she is not getting smell of anything since 15 days, her nose is not blocked, she can breath with no difficulties, please help, what might be the problem?
Hi. I am experiencing pain when I swallow anything. Is this because of tonsils? Pain is near the adam's apple. However there is very little sign of cold. Is this possible if I drink a chilled soft drink? How to treat this?
I m 21yrs old male mere hamesa ears m pain rahta h. i think it is because of infection what should id o ?
I am 60 years old. Since 15 days I am feeling bitter test in my mouth. I also feel soar throat frequently. Whenever I cough even for few seconds, my mouth get bitter test.
I have ear problem last 1 month. I side ear itching and pus coming outside. Already consults ent doctor. He suggested some tablets but no use of those tablets.
Everyday morning when I get up I feel my chest is congested with rough cough and cold and as the day progresses. It gets better. Do I have sinus?
Cotton swabs or cotton buds, are commonly used in our daily lifestyle. Many people use it for various purposes, such as make-up, bacterial culture, and most commonly for extracting wax and debris from the ear. Even though they are sometimes handy in our busy schedule, they usually cause much more harm than benefits.
How are they misused?
Cotton buds are toothpick like pieces made of wood, plastic, or rolled paper, which have cotton stuck at both ends with a roundish edge. It came into existence during the 1920s for a safe purpose of ear cleaning by Leo Gerstenzang, when he saw his wife cleaning their baby’s ear with a toothpick. And, til now they are used by the general population for ear cleaning, but these hardly remove the outer debris which is stuck near the outer edges. Impressing it inside the ear canal only does further damage, by forcing the inner wax further inside. Sometimes extensive force also causes damage to the ear drums.
How does it cause the damage?
Applying a tool like the cotton bud inside the ear with hands usually creates a force that impresses upon the eardrum, also accumulating the surrounding earwax to that area, resulting in impaction of the wax. The force applied most often, if not always, causes a damage to the ear drums, which might cause severe pain, also leading to leakage, causing improper balance, deafness, and certain similar abnormalities.
Although we are worried about cleaning our ears, it doesn’t really require our notice, since our usual showers allow an adequate quantity of water to enter the ears and clean the accumulated debris automatically. The structure, in which our ear canal is designed, is usually naturally assisting in cleaning up the unusual wax around the ear.
If there is an uncontrollable build up of earwax that is not cleaned off normally, you can always consult an ENT or any general physician and get it cleaned under medical surveillance, which is best advised.
Doctors and medical practitioners all around the world have been trying to spread the message of preventing the use of cotton buds for ear cleaning. It is important that the message reach the greater part of the population. Spread it to your family, your closest friends, their friends, and as further, you can reach!