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Dr. Alexander Gorup

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Boca Raton, FL
30 years experience male

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Office

Boca Raton, FL

Address

1601 Clint Moore Rd, Suite 105, Boca Raton, FL
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Specialties
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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Facial Plastic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

435 Answers
63 Agrees
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Not reliable: I would not rely on a sinus infection to indicate pregnancy. Not sure where this is suggested?
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
What else?: Did you get any info about the sinus pressure or headache? Ct sinus ordered? Any treatment? Small nostril openings may not explain all of your symptom... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
See an ENT: Best solution is to see an ENT who can safely examine the ear and clear the canal. Then you can have hearing checked if needed.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Maybe hearing loss: You should see a specialist and get a hearing test. This may be a symptom of hearing loss.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Septoplasty: If you are noticing nasal blockage, you could consider a surgical procedure called septoplasty. This could relieve the obstruction from the deviated s... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Too little info: Without knowing more about your symptoms and exam, it is not possible to comment on the treatment. I will say that it seems like you were diagnosed wi... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Talk to surgeon: Sounds like you know that this surgery may help you. You should consult a hand surgeon and discuss this further.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Possible infection: Seem to describe symptoms that suggest a possible infection. Additionally, symptoms could point to a thyroid condition. Bottom line-time to see a doct... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Reshape the septum: "plasty" means to change, as in the shape. Septoplasty is a surgery where the nasal septum is reshaped to improve the nasal airway anatomy.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Depends on how deep: Curling iron sounds deep. Should see a doctor. Want medications to help wound healing and prevent infection.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Spine surgeon: I think that in your case, you need to find this out from your spine surgeon. I assume that you have one who fitted you with the halo.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Depends: Procedure is called a rhinoplasty. Many techniques to correct various structural issues. See a surgeon who is qualified to perform this surgery.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Definitely: Loud noises can involve sound energy sufficient enough to damage the eardrum. Not sure why you ask, but if suspected worth a visit to a doctor to have... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
3 weeks: You may want to ask your surgeon this. Recovery will include major throat pain for 2 weeks, followed by additional pain for another week.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Allergy testing: Well, you could see a specialist and be tested for allergies. That might help associate the symptoms with that condition.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Needs ENT check: Sore throat for three months is concerning, especially associated with blood in phlegm. You need to schedule an appointment to have this area examined... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
TMJ: Sounds like this could be TMJ disease. You may want to mention to your dentist or doctor. Things can be done depending on severity.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Nothing permanent: There is really nothing that you can do that would result in any permanent result short of surgery. Surgery means any invasive treatment including inj... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Turbinate problems: Not sure why you need to ask for this, but short answer is to see an ENT. Then you can discuss your symptoms and see what treatments are available.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Advise you see a doc: At this point, one month into a cough, you should see a doctor. Unable to make any kind of diagnosis here but need to take the next step.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Why home remedy?: Why a home remedy? If you don't know how to cure this pain, you most likely are unsure of the actual cause. Suggest you see an ENT to diagnose the cau... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Wow: Painful? Fever? Midde of neck? Side of neck? Trouble swallowing? Important questions. No way to answer this without an exam. Go see a doctor.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Complicated: The answer needs more info, like an exam. You should see an ENT if you have persistent nasal or sinus trouble.
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Mucocele: Is it painless? If so, could be a mucocele. Have an ENT check it out.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Yes: Exposure to hsv1 does not confer immunity to hsv2.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Depends: Depends on whether you have a doctor who you can contact to discuss your condition? If not, the er is always available to help you out.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
What is seen: That diagnosis is based on the exam findings. Certain things suggest that diagnosis.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Continue care: You should be sure to mention this to your surgeon. Alternatively, you can seek the opinion of another specialist. You should not feel like you have e... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Yes: Falls can occur, sometimes may result in injury.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Sounds like reflux: Sounds like reflux. May help to discuss with your doctor or see a gi.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
See a doctor: See a doctor and get diagnosed. Then with treatment for the diagnosis you can eliminate this symptom.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Need a diagnosis: You mention two procedures that are diagnostic, yet they are usually not therapeutic. Unless a treatable diagnosis was established, you may not have c... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Parotid removal: Parotidectomy is the term given for surgical removal of the parotid gland. The gland is a major salivary gland located near the ear, along the jaw.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Nodule?: Without having much information, I am wondering if you are referring to a vocal cord nodule. This condition can develop after excessive voice use or a... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Acid reflux disease: You may have acid reflux. If this continues to happen, or other voice/ throat symptoms develop, you should consider discussing with your doctor. Untre... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Blood return: Usually decreased blood return to heart and decreased heart output.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
See ENT: Probably don't have to rush to hospital unless you can't wait to be evaluated by an otolaryngologist(ent) as an outpatient.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Antibiotic: I suspect you might get an antibiotic. Sometimes, steroids help.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Get seen: Get a hearing test and visit with an ENT specialist.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Talk to surgeon: This really should be discussed with your surgeon rather than looking for answers here. This is not an appropriate way to get the necessary informatio... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Many: This needs to be evaluated by a doctor. Could be canal blockage from wax, water, swelling. Could be fluid behind ear drum. Could be problem with ear d... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
The simple answer: Endocrinologist evaluates and medically treats conditions involving the endocrine glands. Otolaryngologist (ENT) crosses into this territory because c... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Lumps: If by lumps you mean swollen lymph glands, the answer is yes it can.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Some Thoughts: Risks of surgery include bleeding, infection, septal perforation, scarring, loss of nasal support, continued symptoms. That said, usually beneficial.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Nasal sprays: Sometimes, prescription nasal sprays are useful. Talk with your peds or see an ent.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Need care: Not sure what is swollen but seems like you need to see an ENT to sort this out for you.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
No: This test should not cause pain.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Duct problem: Hard to tell what you are referring to by "glands" but if the swelling involves salivary glands in your neck, this could be an indication of a blockag... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Ask surgeon: Please let your surgeon answer this for you. That is the person responsible for your care after surgery.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Nosebleed: Epistaxis is the medical term for a nosebleed.
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Mar 23, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Gorup is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gorup is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Saw ENT and he said he couldn't see anything wrong and I would have to live with it! Trying antihistamines now.
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Thanks very much for your help. It is indeed painless and the swelling is much diminished today. I will schedule an appt. with my doctor.
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Saw the doctor as well as the ER. No tests done except the strep test. Nobody cares.. I'll just die now and save them the trouble :'(

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Tulane University School of Medicine, LA
Graduated 1992MD

Residency

NEW YORK-PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL

Awards

"America's Top Physicians", Consumers Research Council of America
Top Otolaryngologist, First Place, Florida - Winter
2013
Top Otolaryngologist, First Place, Florida - Summer
2013

Affiliations

Florida Society of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Florida Society of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Florida Medical Association
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