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Blood blister in mouth: Pictures and treatment
Learn about the causes of blood blisters in the mouth, including injury, oral herpes, stress, and oral cancer. How are blood blisters treated?
What is burning mouth syndrome?
Burning mouth syndrome causes a painful burning sensation on the tongue or in the mouth. Learn more about the potential causes in this article.
What you should know about yellow tongue
A look at yellow tongue, a condition resulting in a yellow coating on the surface of the tongue. Included is detail on who is at risk and complications.
Ten remedies for canker sores
Canker sores in the mouth can be painful and irritating. In this article, we look at a range of ways to help canker sores and mouth ulcers heal faster.
What causes a white tongue?
There are many reasons for a white tongue, including poor dental hygiene and infections. In this article, learn about treatment and home remedies.
How do you get rid of a tickle in the throat?
A look at how to get rid of a tickle in the throat. Included is information on what it feels like and how it is different from other kinds of throat pain.
Why do adults get ear infections?
Although ear infections are most common in children, adults can also get them. Learn all about the causes, symptoms, and treatment options here.
All you need to know about cricopharyngeal spasm
We look at cricopharyngeal spasm, a condition where the muscles in the throat spasm uncontrollably. Learn more about the medical treatment options here.
All you need to know about thyroglossal duct cysts
We look at thyroglossal ducts cysts, a condition where fluid builds up in the front the neck. Included is detail on recovery and potential complications.
All you need to know about septal hematoma
Learn about septal hematoma, a condition where blood collects in the septum. Common after injury, we look at the risk factors and ways to prevent it here.
Why does my tongue hurt?
Learn about a number of common causes for tongue pain, including physical injury, thrush, and cold sores, along with treatment options.
Lemierre's syndrome: Symptoms, treatment, and outlook
Learn all about Lemierre's syndrome, where bacteria from a throat infection spread to the bloodstream. We look at the symptoms, causes, and treatment.
Postnasal drip: Symptoms, causes, and home remedies
Postnasal drip is extra mucus felt dripping down the back of the nose and throat. It may be caused by allergies, dry air, or an infection. Learn more.
Tongue tie (ankyloglossia): What you need to know
Tongue tie (ankyloglossia) is when the strip of tissue connecting the tongue to the bottom of the mouth is too short. It may cause problems breast-feeding.
Disease and odor: An intriguing relationship
What do diseases smell like? Can we detect diseases via sense of smell? What diseases affect our sense of smell? And does any of this matter? We find out.
Eustachian tube dysfunction: Causes, symptoms, and treatment
If the eustachian tube becomes plugged or infected, it can cause eustachian tube dysfunction. Learn about home remedies and when to see a doctor.
Heimlich maneuver (abdominal thrusts): How to do it
If someone nearby was choking would you know what to do? Learn how to perform the Heimlich maneuver and how to practise it safely.
Why is my nose red?
In this article, learn about the common causes of red nose including rosacea, rhinophyma and allergies. What treatments are available for red nose?
Mouth breathing: Symptoms, complications, and treatment
What causes mouth breathing? When should a healthcare professional be consulted and what might the diagnosis be? How is mouth breathing treated?
How to unclog your ears: Eight home remedies
Clogged ears can cause discomfort, and may affect hearing and balance. Learn about eight different home remedies to treat clogged ears, and what to avoid.
Blocking sweet taste receptors can help body fight off sinus infections
Bitter taste receptors in the upper airway are a first line of defense against sinus infections, but their ability to kill harmful toxins and pathogens is blocked when the sweet taste receptors are...
Geographic tongue: Causes, pictures, and treatment
In this article, learn about geographic tongue. What are the symptoms, how is it diagnosed, and when should a doctor be consulted?
Parkinson's: Sniff test could predict risk up to a decade earlier
New study suggests that a test of olfaction could determine a person's risk of developing Parkinson's disease up to 10 years before a diagnosis.
Scents and social preference: Neuroscientists ID the roots of attraction
A baby lamb is separated from its family. Somehow, in vast herds of sheep that look virtually identical, the lost youngling locates its kin.
Mouth clicks used in human echolocation captured in unprecedented detail
Like some bats and marine mammals, people can develop expert echolocation skills, in which they produce a clicking sound with their mouths and listen to the reflected sound waves to "see" their...