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Dr. Avner Aliphas

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Newton, MA
16 years experience

Locations

New England Ear Nose and Throat

Newton, MA

Address

2000 Washington Street, Suite 560, Newton, MA
Directions

Practice website

Fax

8888068144

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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

17 Answers
4 Agrees
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Avner Aliphas
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 16 years experience
BPPV: Dear susan, when there is a spinning sensation that lasts for seconds at a time when you move your head this is often secondary to benign paroxysmal... Read More
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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Avner Aliphas
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 16 years experience
Atrovent (ipratropium): If runny nose alone is the major problem one can try atrovent nasal spray. Usually steroid nasal sprays, saline irrigation, and oral antihistamines ar... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Avner Aliphas
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 16 years experience
Croup?: She should be evaluated by a doctor. Barking cough is often associated with swelling in the voice box or breathing tube ( larynx and trachea.) the cau... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Avner Aliphas
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 16 years experience
Many things: The most important condition to be evaluated for is sudden sensorineural hearing loss, this would require a visit to your ENT or audiologist. This wou... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Avner Aliphas
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 16 years experience
Ent and audio: This should be evaluated by an ENT on an urgent basis. You could have hearing loss that requires prompt medical treatment. There are other conditions ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Avner Aliphas
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 16 years experience
See you doctor: Cough and phlegm can be caused by many things. After surgery you are at an increased risk for a pneumonia (particularly an aspiration pneumonia.) som... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Avner Aliphas
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 16 years experience
Yes it is dangerous: Any kind of tobacco places you at increased risk for head and neck cancer including chewing tobacco. The risk of head and neck cancer increases even m... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Avner Aliphas
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 16 years experience
Yes: Runny nose and sneezing occurs when there is irritation of the nasal lining also called rhinitis. This can happen from a cold (virus) or from other al... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Avner Aliphas
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 16 years experience
See a doctor: The time course is very important. If the swelling is new and caused by an allergic reaction or a side effect of medication (such as Lisinopril ) this... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Avner Aliphas
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 16 years experience
Depends: The most common causes of nosebleeds are usually benign causes such as dry nasal membranes or trauma. It is important to see your doctor if your noseb... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Avner Aliphas
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 16 years experience
Two types: Middle ear infections (otitis media) can not be transmitted since the infection is trapped behind the ear drum. If the drum has ruptured and fluid dra... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Avner Aliphas
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 16 years experience
Yes there are.: It is important to have an ENT evaluation first to evaluate your vocal folds. This may give you the answer right away. Causes for soft voice can be ei... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Avner Aliphas
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 16 years experience
About 1 week: The surgery itself can last anywhere from 1.5 to 4 hours depending on the complexity. Hospital stay is usually 1-2 days but some people are able to go... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Avner Aliphas
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 16 years experience
Saline: Saline drops or rinse will help clear the nasal congestion. A sinus infection in a two year old is difficult to diagnose and you should bring your chi... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Avner Aliphas
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 16 years experience
They are different: The best first line treatment should include saline nasal irrigation and nasal steroid spray. The steroid spray is long acting and takes affect over t... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Avner Aliphas
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 16 years experience
An allergist: Many doctors practice allergy, including ent, pulmonary and primary care.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Avner Aliphas
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 16 years experience
Angioedema: Angioedema of the lower lip can be caused by a variety of things including allergies, familial angioedema and even as a side effect of medications cal... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Aliphas is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Aliphas is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I have called my reg doctor n he agreed 100%!! He says ur cam be very serious considering I have not ever experienced anything like this. Thank you so much for your advice. It was extremely helpful. I...Read More
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This incident was 2days post bronchoscopy. Valve pressures had just been checked the day before. When I asked, ENT already had a msg from us. Thanks.
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Ive been tested for menieres. It appears i do not have it. I dont know what to do. I am miserable!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, PA
Graduated 2006MD
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