Dr. Alexander Gorup

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

Locations

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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Hard to know: Usually infection. Not always. Need an ENT to help you diagnose and treat this.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
You need a doctor: From your description, sounds like your facial nerve is involved. Not sure of the cause. You need MRI imaging. You need medications. You need eye prot... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Depends on how deep: Hair will grow back if the damage is not deep into the skin to damage the hair follicles.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Many possibilities: This symptom can't be assessed easily this way. You should see an ENT if it persists.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Need?: First, need entirely depends on you. If you want an ear condition corrected, you will need surgery. If so, find a surgeon and discuss what is involved... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Still healing: You are still healing. However, be sure that you have scheduled followup with your surgeon to discuss your concerns.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
ENT specialists: Usually ENT surgeons are involved in these cases
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
You could see an ENT: You describe symptoms that warrant a look in your throat. If you see an ENT, that area could be examined to see what is going on.
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A male asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Trismus?: Without an exam, it's hard to tell but it could be serious. In some cases, it could be associated with a TMJ problem. It could also be a sign of an in... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
ER: If these symptoms are true, sounds like it is time to visit an emergency department.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Grew back from?: I guess the only nonsurgical tx might address a cause such as infection. Wonder what the effect of an antibiotic and steroid would have on the tissue?
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 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 member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Consult the doctor: You should consult the doctor who prescribed the medication. You can't just assume that it's related to that medication. You shouldn't stop taking it ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Discuss with OB/GYN: Sometimes, antibiotics make "the pill" less effective. Keep that in mind and speak with your OB.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Advise you see a doc: At this point, 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 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Surgical glue: Surgical glue should eventually clear from the skin where it was applied. If concerned, you can ask surgeon who used it.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Symptom: An ear ache is a symptom meaning pain in the ear. Is it present and due to what? That is why you need to see a doctor.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Infection?: Pain in the ears could be due to an infection. If it persists, see a doctor.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Tonsillectomy: You should consider seeing an otolaryngologist because you may be a candidate for tonsillectomy at this point.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Find a program: You may be able to locate an adult program to make you comfortable in the ocean. This may not involve any medical doctor. Good luck.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Adjacent structures: The two are adjacent anatomical structures. In simple terms, the larynx is the voice box and the pharynx is the throat passage. Of course this is a si... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Varied: The symptoms while not specific for only this condition could include hearing loss, draining ear, ear fullness, dizziness. If suspected, go see an ENT... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Yes: If the deviated septum limits your ability to take in air and oxygen, it can affect your athletic performance.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Endocrinologist: Consult with an endocrinologist. In some cases, surgery may be recommended and you would consult with a head and neck surgeon.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Depends: The answer depends on the severity. It ranges from minimal to life-threatening amounts. It is quite variable.
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
See a specialist: You need to figure out why you depend on a nasal spray in the first place. Now it sounds like you have developed a condition from overuse. Go see an E... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Same except: Main difference is that the equipment used may differ. The balloon implies that you will be using a balloon catheter to open sinus passages.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Wouldn't ignore: Don't ignore this. Many possibilities, some serious. Get checked out by neurologist, ent.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Need to see OMF: Sounds like there could be some damage there. Need to see an oral surgeon.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Keep it simple here: Lpr is acid reflux from stomach that reaches your throat. There it may cause symptoms in that area like hoarseness, cough, sensation of something stuc... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Ponaris: You can try a nasal emollient called ponaris.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Not necessarily: May not be a stroke. It could be a problem with the facial nerve. Either way, it should get checked out to determine location and treatment.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Normally?: Those performing it include ents, dentists, oral surgeons, family doctors.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Yes indeed: I have been performing this procedure for six years. Balloon sinuplasty relies on sending a sinus balloon catheter through the natural openings of the... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
No interaction: There should be no interaction between the two drugs.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Recommend an ENT: That diagnosis gets tossed out far too often. I recommend that you see an ENT for appropriate testing and treatment. Do not want to speculate here wit... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Not sure: You can have this after a bloody nose. If persists, see an ent.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Probably: You can see a doctor to verify that diagnosis. Then, other medications can be prescribed to help you out. May also need to figure out why you ended up... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Possibilities: There are several possibilities, some serious. With so little information it is hard to say what is the cause. Best bet if it continues would be to di... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Avoid: Not a fan of piercing any ear cartilage. Serious problems if the site gets infected.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Shouldn't: Braces should not affect the nasal airway, but if the upper lip is forced up could possibly affect the entry of air into nose.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 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 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Better talk: You better talk to your surgeon and have a complete understanding of this before the surgery. This is a must so that you are making an informed decisi... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Sinusitis?: You describe what could be a sinus infection now. If you haven't yet seen a doctor, you should do so. Antibiotics might be needed.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Not from your ear?: Sounds like the pain in your ear may be coming from elsewhere, possibly your jaw or throat. Those areas need to get checked out too. May consider seei... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Tinnitus: What you are describing is known as tinnitus. It could be a sign of hearing loss. You should see an ENT and have a hearing test.
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Possibilities: Describing what could be an allergy flare up. Likewise, could also be start of sinus infection. Could benefit from seeing an ent. Nasal steroids might... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Various reasons: Trauma forceful sneezing/noseblowing infection altitude changes diving irregular growths.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Puzzling: Have you seen a doctor for this? I suggest starting with an ophthalmologist or neurologist. Good luck.
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Testimonials
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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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