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February is Kids E.N.T. (Ears, Nose, Throat) Health Month 
 
 •The number one reason that a child visits a physician is for an ear infection.
 •One of the most common chronic illnesses affecting teenagers is tonsillitis.
 •If one parent has allergies, the chance that the child will have allergic disease is 48 percent, 70 percent if both parents do.
 
Otolaryngologist -- head and neck surgeons are specialists trained to provide your child the most effective treatment for disorders of the ear, nose, and throat. The Kids E. N. T. Health website provides parents, caregivers, and health providers the latest information on diagnosis and treatment of children's ear, nose, and throat problems.