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Red flag symptoms: Tinnitus

Facial pain - red flag symptoms

GPs should cut back on antibiotic prescriptions for sore throats, NICE says

Case study: Relapsing polychondritis

Ear conditions

Acute otitis media in children

Acute otitis media in children

Management of acute otitis media, including when to avoid antibiotic prescriptions...

Advanced consultation skills: Communicating with hearing impaired patients in GP consultations

Advanced consultation skills: Communicating with hearing impaired patients in GP consultations

Qualified lipspeaker Denise Watson offers tips for speaking to lipreaders during...

Hearing loss 'linked to dementia'

Hearing loss 'linked to dementia'

Patients with hearing loss develop cognitive impairment faster than those with normal...

Mouth and throat disorders

Red flag symptoms: Pharyngitis

Red flag symptoms: Pharyngitis

Symptoms that may indicate significant pathology in patients presenting with sore...

Differential diagnoses: Presentation and management of lip swellings

Differential diagnoses: Presentation and management of lip swellings

Diagnosis of lip swellings including granulomatous cheilitis, venous lake, milk blisters...

Mouth conditions: illustrated

Mouth conditions: illustrated

Presentations of conditions affecting the mouth including herpes zoster, angioedema...

More ENT articles

Identifying oral cancer

Identifying oral cancer

The main signs, symptoms and risk factors of oral cancer in primary care and when...

Red flag symptoms: Hoarse voice

Red flag symptoms: Hoarse voice

An overview of the red flags of hoarse voice, inlcuding recognising potential causes...

Red flag symptoms: Epistaxis

Red flag symptoms: Epistaxis

An overview of the red flags to look for in a patient with epistaxis.

Managing epistaxis in children

Managing epistaxis in children

The causes, assessment and management of nasal bleeding in children.

Nose problems: illustrated

Nose problems: illustrated

Problems affecting the nose including epistaxis, polyps, carcinoma and septal perforation.

Allergic rhinitis: diagnosis and management

Allergic rhinitis: diagnosis and management

The impact of allergic rhinitis, how to take a careful symptom history, investigations...

Red flag symptoms: Diplopia

Red flag symptoms: Diplopia

Red flag symptoms in presentations of double vision (diplopia), possible causes and...

Loss of smell 'a predictor of five-year mortality'

Loss of smell 'a predictor of five-year mortality'

Losing the ability to distinguish between scents could be a predictor of five-year...

Differential diagnoses - Conditions affecting the tongue

Differential diagnoses - Conditions affecting the tongue

Dr Nigel Stollery explains the differences in characteristic features of diseases...

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