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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tal Dagan
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24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Vertigo: It seems everything started from clogging of the ears for which you tried ear wax removal drops. Putting liquid in your ear can cause a sensation ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tal Dagan
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24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
geographic tongue: Although normally symptomatic, sometimes accompanied by burning, geographic tongue is a common condition believed to be inflammatory without a cle ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Dagan
Dr. Tal Dagan answered
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
The unavoidable: Generally swimmer's ear can occur in people who clean their ears too frequently with q-tips, swimming in unsanitary water but can also happen for reas ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Dagan
Dr. Tal Dagan answered
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pass it by the mouth: Normally tonsillitis is not contagious unless the infected mucous lands on another person's mucosal membranes. Therefore, it is recommended to avoid k ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Dagan
Dr. Tal Dagan answered
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Strep throat: The at home treatment for a sore throat not strep is a salt water gargle and hot tea. However, if you are experiencing fever, increasing difficulty sw ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Dagan
Dr. Tal Dagan answered
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Absolutely not: If you have swimmer's ear you should avoid swimming and water in your ear including salt water. The treatment of swimmer's ear is generally an ear cle ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Dagan
Dr. Tal Dagan answered
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Salt water vs med: Nasal saline spray is a physiological salt solution which has the same salt content present in your blood. It is thus gentle enough to bathe, coat or ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Dagan
Dr. Tal Dagan answered
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
It depends.: Generally, a strep throat occurs as a result of the overgrowth of bacteria lining your tonsils. A strep throat is usually treated with antibiotics. A ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Dagan
Dr. Tal Dagan answered
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Absolutely: A mass in the lung can irritate the lining of the lung, also called the pleura. This can either cause a charp pain in the chest called pleuritic pain ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Dagan
Dr. Tal Dagan answered
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
What is good stuff?: The treatment of chronic sinusitis is generally nasal antiinflammatory sprays, allergy meds if called for, corticosteroid medications and antibiotics. ... Read More
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