Sunday House Call, #692, April 21, 2019: “You want to play sound in where?”

Sunday House Call, #692, April 21, 2019: “You want to play sound in where?”

Topics today include:
More evidence that the severity of peanut allergic reactions in children can be mitigated with oral immunotherapy (OIT).

A company claims that inserting a specially designed speaker in a pregnant woman’s vagina can help develop language and communication centres in the fetal brain. Mom and Dad can listen along too! Yep. No further comment required. You have all you need to know.

Your calls about

  • Blocked ears and diminished hearing. What is the approach to determine a diagnosis and treatment?
  • A popping noise in the ears is becoming more frequent. In this situation smoking is a likely culprit.
  • What to do about an allergic reaction to celecoxib (Celebrex), an NSAID.
  • The role of albumin as it pertains to measuring kidney function for someone treated for high blood pressure.

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