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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 23 years experience
Apnea: Apnea is cessation of breathing when you are sleeping. This is either "central" or "obstructive." central is more of a brainstem issue whie obstruct... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 23 years experience
See a doctor: It seems like your child is not responding to the antibiotics and i would recommend that his doctor see him as soon as possible. You want to make sure... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 23 years experience
Maybe vocal cords: This is a broad question but the vocal cords would be the first thing i would look at. If one has vocal cord (vc) paralysis or a vc lesion, this can ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 23 years experience
3 possible ways: The simplest answer is that water can enter your ear canal to block your hearing. Diving to certain depths will affect the pressure in your middle ea... Read More
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 23 years experience
See your doctor: A new throat growth is definitely concerning. You should see your doctor (and eventually an ENT - otolaryngologist) so he can perform a complete hist... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 23 years experience
Several things. . .: If you are talking about swelling under the jaw: salivary gland stone, salivary gland tumor, inflammatory lymph node, cyst, lipoma. I am not sure wha... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 23 years experience
May make TMJ worse: Tmj problems refers to problems with the jaw joint in front of the ear (temporomandibular joint). Typically the problems arise from some form of mech... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 23 years experience
Decongestants: Assuming you have seen a doctor for abx, you can also use a decongestant nasal spray to help "drain" or relieve the pressure in your ears via the eust... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 23 years experience
Nasal or oral: For simple nasal congestion after a cold, you can use: oxymetazoline nasal spray, over the counter oral decongestants, or a saline irrigation solution... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 23 years experience
It is possible: The most common tick bite disease, lyme disease, can cause a sore throat but it is commonly known for its "target" lesion. Oropharyngeal tularemia is... Read More
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