Septoplasty isn't a procedure that is as well known as rhinoplasty, also known as a 'nose job'. While most 'nose jobs' are performed for cosmetic reasons, a septoplasty is a medical procedure that is carried out to help correct a deviated septum.
Whether you’re the noisy culprit or it’s a loved one that’s leaving you with a poor night’s sleep, snoring is more common than you may think – and thousands of households across the UK and beyond struggle to manage snoring partners, relatives or children every day. At best, snoring can be a mild annoyance or [...]
A broken nose, or nasal fracture, can be caused by a range of accidents that result in trauma to the face or head. This type of fracture can be caused by contact sports, fights, falls or even car accidents. The break is most commonly found in the bone over the bridge of your nose. A [...]
Millions of people around the world take painkillers every day for relief from mild pain symptoms. If you’re experiencing a headache, fever or joint pain, you might feel it worthwhile to take a medication like aspirin, naproxen or ibuprofen to reduce symptoms. However, if you have a condition known as AERD (aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease), you [...]
Sometimes, seemingly small ailments can cause surprisingly serious long-term afflictions; otitis media, also known as an ear infection, is one such condition. While otitis media is both very common and often mild, it's important to be aware of the illness as well as the potential for long-term side effects and hearing loss. What is otitis [...]
Are you struggling with persistent ear pain or problems with eating or speaking? You might need to see an ear, nose, and throat (ENT) specialist. How do you know when to tackle your symptoms with a visit to the pharmacist, and when you might need more help to find a solution for your problem? What [...]