In-depth

Complications

Nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Nasopharyngeal carcinoma is rare in the United States but more common in some other parts of the world.

Lifestyle and home remedies

Ear infection treatment: Do alternative therapies work?

Risk factors

Secondhand smoke

It might be someone else's smoke, but the risks are yours. Consider simple steps for avoiding secondhand smoke.

Symptoms

Headache

Most headaches aren't caused by a serious illness, but some could be a sign of a life-threatening condition.

Nausea and vomiting

Sick to your stomach? Nausea and vomiting usually pass quickly but sometimes result from long-term or serious conditions.

Treatments and drugs

Ear tubes

Ear tubes surgically placed in the eardrums may prevent the accumulation of fluids in the middle ears and decrease the frequency of ear infections.

Apr. 20, 2013

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