OHSU Healthcare Topic Search: Ear, Nose, Throat Pediatrics
List of online resources to find additional information on ear, nose, and throat disorders
Detailed information on common childhood illnesses and concerns
Children usually place things in their ears because they are bored, curious, or copying other children. Some objects may cause no symptoms, but other objects, such as food and insects, may cause pain in the ear, redness, or drainage.
Meningitis is an inflammation of the membranes that surround the brain and the spinal cord. Bacteria or viruses are the more common causes.
The common cold is one of the most common illnesses, leading to more doctor visits and absences from school each year than any other illness.
Glossary of terms relating to pediatrics