Doctor Q&A for Dr. David Astrachan

A female asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See a doctor : You need to see an ENT doctor or an oral surgeon to make sure you don’t have a tongue tumor.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
You should be concer: You need to see an ear doctor for the symptoms you described
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes, completely : You are looking at small varicose veins that are extremely common in the Tong both underneath it on the sides and behind. They are absolutely nothing ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See an ENT: Your symptoms are not normal and need an evaluation by a specialist.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See an ENT doc: An ENT can remove them for you simply in the office.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Take out the stud: Im sure the last thing you want to hear is remove the stud but....... If you are already getting a keloid it will only enlarge eventually distorting y ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Need Clindamycin : You need a course of high dose Clindamycin - the antibiotics you are on don't kill anaerobic bacteria that commonly cause tonsillitis. I give patients ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Stop aspirin: If you are avoiding acids, taking nexium (esomeprazole) and Zantac and not eating or drinking for three hours prior to going to bed then you need to s ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ponaris oil: Ponaris oil is a great product that was designed by NASA scientists to keep the nose moist. It is made of medicinal plant oil's and is very safe to us ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not usually: Lymph node's in the neck are associated with various parts of the mouth. The tonsils drain into the lymph nodes in the upper part of the neck on the s ... Read More
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