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  • I’m having trouble hearing.

    Posted on 2018-03-01

    There are many factors which can cause or contribute to hearing loss, such as exposure to excessive noise, infections, the aging process, genetics, tumors, and other diseases of the middle or inner ear.

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  • Common Questions about Ear, Nose, and Throat Health

    Posted on 2018-02-15

    Commonly asked questions regarding ear, nose and throat health, including snoring, sleep apnea, septoplasty,hearing loss, endoscopic sinus surgery and more.

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  • Ear Infections: Causes and Symptoms

    Posted on 2018-02-01

    Ear infections can involve either the middle ear, or the ear canal, and both can cause pain, fever, drainage, and changes in hearing. Ear infections are more common in children than in adults.

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  • Nasal Polyps: Symptoms and Treatment

    Posted on 2018-01-01

    Nasal polyps are painless, soft, fleshy and noncancerous growths that develop in the lining of the nose and paranasal sinuses. Conditions like asthma, cystic fibrosis, allergies, recurring infection, drug sensitivity or certain immune disorders can trigger the chronic inflammation in the nasal passages which increases the risk of developing nasal polyps.

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  • Cold weather and hearing loss

    Posted on 2017-12-01

    Exposure to cold weather conditions can increase the risk of hearing loss. Cold weather can cause abnormal growth of bone in the outer ear canal, the medical term for abnormal bony growth is exostosis and commonly known as swimmer’s or surfer’s ear.

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  • Winter Allergies

    Posted on 2017-11-15

    Allergies can be triggered by several factors. Seasonal changes in the weather are commonly known to cause people to suffer from symptoms like headaches, irritated eyes and a runny nose. Winter time weather can bring cold, dry air causing people to suffer from colds, sinusitis and other allergic reactions.

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  • Fall Allergies and Ragweed Pollen

    Posted on 2017-11-01

    Fall allergy season is right around the corner and fall allergy triggers are different, If you have nasal symptoms (such as stuffiness, drainage, itching, or sneezing) or eye symptoms (such as itching or watering), you may be a candidate for the newest allergy treatment option for Ragweed allergy or “hay fever”.

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  • What causes itchy ears and how to find relief?

    Posted on 2017-07-01

    Itchy ears can stem from a number of situations: Dry skin If your ears don’t produce enough wax, your ear skin can become dry and itchy. You may even notice flaking skin coming from the ear.

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  • Ear Ache & Ear Pain

    Posted on 2017-04-03

    Ear pain or aches usually only effect one ear, but can occasionally happen in both. Pain can be caused by inflammation or infections in the inner or middle ear. These aches can be caused by several things like ear infections, earwax blockage or swimmer's ear.

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  • Ways to Prepare and Prevent Spring Time Allergies

    Posted on 2017-03-15

    According to studies, Memphis is one of top 12 cities with high levels of pollen. Here are several ways to properly prepare you for the upcoming seasonal changes to potentially prevent any serious allergic reactions or sinus infections.

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  • Shea Ear Clinic Physicians Present Research Development
    Shea Ear Clinic Physicians Present Research Development
    Posted on May 01, 2013

    At the American Neurotology Society Spring Meeting, Dr. Brian J. McKinnon’s team presented their latest ongoing research on the development of a novel cochlear implant thin film array electrode.

  • Dr. John Shea Donates Professional Papers to Memphis Library
    Dr. John Shea Donates Professional Papers to Memphis Library
    Posted on April 15, 2013

    Throughout the course of his life, Dr. John Shea Jr. has made major historical breakthroughs and advancements in medicine. Recently, Shea donated 406 papers, including more than 300 published articles, to the Memphis Public Library’s Memphis Room..

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