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Hearing Loss Caused by Ear Infections and How to Treat it

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 11 Oct 2018

In some cases, an ear infection can cause temporary hearing loss. The term for this type of hearing loss is “conductive hearing loss” and it occurs when the infection blocks sound from reaching the middle ear via the ear canal.

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Ear Pain Research Study

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 04 Oct 2018

Do you have ear pain and itching that does not go away with treatment? We are currently seeking participants for a research study testing an investigational topical medication for fungal infection of the outer ear canal.

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Why Does It Feel like There Is Something Stuck in My Throat? [VIDEO]

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 06 Sep 2018

Globus Sensation is the feeling that something is stuck in your throat. According to Dr. J.P. Gniady, MD, FACS at The Silverstein Institute this is one of the more common things that patients come into the office with. Although the cause tends to...

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Balance Problems: 5 Ways to Prevent Falls

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 17 Aug 2018

Balance problems can strike anyone at some point in their lives. When these issues develop, it is important to take steps to stay safe. Below are five easy tips on how to prevent falls.

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Is There a Link Between Your Allergies and Dizziness?

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 06 Aug 2018

Feeling dizzy can be miserable, you will want to find the root cause and fix it as quickly as possible. There are a number of conditions that can cause you to feel dizzy, and nausea often goes along with the dizziness. You might simply be...

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Cochlear Implants

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 18 Jul 2018

What is a cochlear implant?

A cochlear implant is a small, surgically implanted, complex electronic device that helps provide sound to a profoundly deaf or severely hard of hearing person. The implant is placed under the skin behind the ear and...

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Consequences of Untreated Hearing Loss

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 07 Jun 2018

According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), there are presently over 37 million Americans with hearing loss. Many of those with hearing loss are older individuals. According to the NIDCD, about a...

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Are you actually allergic to penicillin? [VIDEO]

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 24 May 2018

Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses what to know about a new study that suggests a majority of children who have a penicillin allergy can take penicillin-based antibiotics without a problem.

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How Does Hearing Loss Occur?

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 17 May 2018

Hearing loss occurs for a wide variety of reasons. Some reasons are serious enough to require immediate and long-term attention. Other causes aren't so serious and will only require short-term attention. Below, we take a look at both types of...

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Florida Allergy Sufferers Can Seek Treatment at the Silverstein Institute [VIDEO]

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 10 May 2018

Many people suffer from worse allergies in Florida compared to other areas that they have lived in. This is common because of the long seasons in Florida, resulting in very minimal time when there is something not in bloom.In this video, Claire...

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