• Tonsils

    What Are Tonsils? Your tonsils are gland-like structures in the back of your throat. You have one located in a pocket on each side. Tonsils are made of tissue that contains lymphocytes — cells in your body that prevent and fight infections. It is believed…

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  • Tinnitus

    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…

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  • Ear Tubes

    Ear tubes are tiny, hollow cylinders, usually made of plastic, that are surgically inserted into the eardrum. An ear tube creates an airway that ventilates the middle ear and prevents the accumulation of fluids behind the eardrum. Ear tubes can also be called tympanostomy…

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  • TMJ

    What is a temporomandibular joint disorder? The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) connects the jaw to the skull, which is located in front of your ear. You have one joint on each side of your mouth. At the jaw joint, muscles, ligaments, and bones work together as a…

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