• Allergy Skin Testing Vs Allergy Blood Testing

    Deciding which type of testing to have done to determine your allergies can be a difficult decision for some. Let’s take a look at why skin testing is the preferred method of testing at Atlantic Ear, Nose, and Throat. Accuracy: While some may be quick to…

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  • Stop using Q-tips

    Good intentions to keep ears clean may be risking the ability to hear. The ear is a delicate and intricate area, including the skin of the ear canal and the eardrum. Therefore, special care should be given to this part of the body. Start by discontinuing the use…

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  • How to Clear Phlegm From Your Throat

    You don’t really know how the phlegm in your throat got there, but removing it is kind of gross. It turns out, phlegm actually serves a useful purpose: The thick, sludgy substance—made up of mostly water, salt, and antibodies—is designed to help capture and…

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  • What is Tinnitus?

    Tinnitus is the perception of hearing sound when no external sound is present. It may present as a ringing, buzzing, roaring, hissing or other noise in one or both ears and can vary in pitch, loudness and duration. Tinnitus is not a disease. It is a symptom of…

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