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  • Velopharyngeal Dysfunction for Parents

    When sound and air leaks into the nasal cavity during speech, this is called velopharyngeal dysfunction (VPD).

  • First Aid: Sore Throat for Parents

    Sore throats are usually caused by viruses. Here's what to do if your child has a sore throat.

  • The Lymphatic System for Parents

    The lymphatic system is an extensive drainage network that helps keep body fluid levels in balance and defends the body against infections.

  • Adenoids and Adenoidectomy for Teens

    Often, tonsils and adenoids are surgically removed at the same time. So, what are adenoids exactly?

  • Tonsillitis for Teens

    You wake up and your throat is swollen and you have a fever. Could it be tonsillitis? Find out what tonsillitis is, how to treat it, and how to prevent it.

  • Strep Throat for Parents

    Strep throat is a common cause of sore throat in kids and teens. It usually requires treatment with antibiotics, but improves in a few days.

  • Tonsillitis for Parents

    Tonsillitis is an infection that makes tonsils swollen and red. It can cause a sore throat, fever, swollen glands, and trouble swallowing.

  • Speech-Language Therapy for Children With Cleft Palate for Parents

    Speech-language pathologists help kids with speech problems related to a cleft palate. Find out what they do.

  • Adenoids and Adenoidectomy for Parents

    Enlarged adenoids are normal some kids, but others need surgery. Often, tonsils and adenoids are removed at the same time.

  • Adenovirus for Parents

    Adenoviruses can infect the lining of the eyes, airways and lungs, intestines, urinary tract, and nervous system. They're common causes of fever, coughs, sore throats, diarrhea, and pinkeye.