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Dr. Michelle Marcincuk

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Fort Worth, TX
25 years experience female

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Fort Worth, TX

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1307 Eighth Ave, Suite 404, Fort Worth, TX
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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

96 Answers
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Sounds like OSA: Sounds like obstructive sleep apnea. A very common problem in children, particularly those with large tonsils and adenoids. Causes poor sleep quality ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Several: Most common in adults: silent reflux. Other possibilities: chronic tonsillitis, vocal cord nodules, enlarged thyroid, enlarged neck glands, diverticul... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Not sure: I am not completely clear on what this is by your description. However, there are in fact both contagious, and noncontagious things that can occur und... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Don't recommend: I don't recommend it - will probably cause a lot of pain. Gargling with salt water is a better idea.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Simple: The band of tissue that tethers the tongue to the floor of mouth is divided. There are many ways to do this division (scissors, cautery). Sometimes th... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Antibiotics: If it is truly pus, this indicates a bacterial infection. This needs to be treated with antibiotics. Please see your doctor.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Depends: Some hearing deficiencies are curable (for example, conductive hearing loss due to middle ear fluid or a hole in your ear drum). Some are not curable ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Dpends: If it is viral, supportive treatment like soft foods, tylenol/ibuprofen, throat lozenges help. However, if these do not help or the pain worsens, you ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
See your doctor: Could be a lymph node, a skin cyst, a tumor, or an infection. This needs to be checked by a doctor.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Doubtful: Headaches from behind the eyes may be from sinusitis, migraines, tension headaches. Unless severe gas is causing you a headache, i doubt this is the c... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
See a dentist: Repetitive trauma like this can injure your gums. See your dentist to evaluation whether you should have this tooth removed, or orthodontics to straig... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
See your doctor: This does sound like it could be an infection. You definitely should see your doctor without delay, as these kinds of infections can get out of hand a... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
See your dentist: An infected gum can lead to a larger, more serious infection. You should see your dentist for treatment and to check the involved tooth.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Calcium: Calcium and vit d are good for bone and tooth health. Eat yogurt, low fat milk, dairy products, fortified cereals, vegetables to get natural sources o... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Variable: Depends on whether you have fluid behind your ear drums. This is a common result of an ear infection and can actually last up to 3 months! if it lasts... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Support: Give her rest, tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen, chicken soup, soft foods. Hydrate with gatorade or pediolyte, ginger ale. If not better in 3-4 d... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
See your doctor: Since you are a diabetic, i suggest your see your doctor about this and do not try to treat this at home. Diabetic patients are more susceptible to ce... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Yes: Although most bumps will turn out to be nothing (a skin cyst, a keloid, a pimple), you can also have more serious problems such as skin cancers. So wh... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Round: Typically this means that the tip of the nose is round and full in appearance.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Often: Teething can cause inflammation which can lead to enlargement of the neck glands. If this does not resolve in a few weeks, have your doctor recheck it... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Not really: Tongue tie needs to be surgically clipped. If you try to stretch it out, i guess theoretically you could tear it. But this would cause significant pai... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Depends: If there is just a little blood, it could be coming from inflammation of your gums. A little of this once in a while is not uncommon. But if this is a... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Yes: Herpes simplex virus is a common cause of cold sores. Realize that there are several "varieties" of herpes viruses. The kind that cause cold sores are... Read More
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Support: Rest, hydrate, chicken soup, tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. If not better after 7 days, or starts to worsen, see your doctor to make sure you d... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Gargle: Gargle with salt water and rest your voice. Stop smoking if you are a smoker. If the symptoms do not go away within a week, see your doctor to make su... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
See your doctor: Bumps that are spreading or worsening can indicate: inflammation, infection, or tumor. Do not try to self diagnose or self treat. Please see your doct... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Generally not: A routine tooth infection will not cause you to lose muscle. However, if it is not treated, it can develop into a very severe, widespread infection ca... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Maybe: Not sure what vocal cleaner is. However, good oral hygiene: brushing with Fluoride toothpaste at least twice a day, and flossing daily is very importa... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Several things: Most common causes are sinusitis, allergies, exposure to cold weather. Acid reflux can also give you the same sensation. If over the counter treatment... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Often: Viral upper respiratory infections have to enter the body somewhere. Often they enter through the nose and then spread to the throat. However, it is p... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Cold teething rings: The best treatment is cold teething rings. You can also give infant tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen for a particularly bad spell.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Several possibilitie: There are problems with the ear that can cause dizziness with sudden head movement. There are also problems with the cardiovascular system that can ca... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Several: Laryngitis (inflammation of the vocal cords) from a cough or vocal "overuse", acid reflux to the voice box, vocal cord nodules or polyps are common ca... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Trauma: Shouting causes local trauma to your vocal cords when they slam together trying to make a loud sound. This causes swelling and inflammation of the voc... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
May be wax: Sometimes if wax is almost, but not completely, blocking an ear canal, the administration of any kind of drops can block up that last little bit of ea... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Pigment: People can have different amounts of pigment in their mucous membranes that can look like brown spots on their gums.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Pain: Not sure what a teething necklace is. But teethers are common for babies. They help to soothe their gums when their teeth are starting to erupt. The b... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Decongest: To try to decongest the mucous membranes in your nose. Your eustachian tube is the tube you pop your ear with. It connects to the back of the nose. So... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Clipping: Frenulectomy or frenuloplasty are the terms used for clipping of a tongue tie. In adults, can be done in the office. In infants, typically do under se... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
It can: Some people can get some drowsiness after taking this medication.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Two ways: You can try to irrigate tonsils (for example with a water pik device) to clean out the crypts. The other option is to just remove the tonsils surgical... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Dryness: Dryness is much more like to cause nose bleeds than humidity. Also, nasal trauma (picking, wiping with a rough paper towel, etc) can also cause this. ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Possibly infection: When something red, swollen and tender appears suddenly, the most likely thing is an infection. Other possibilities are trauma, tumor, or an inflammat... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
No: The purpose of TPN is to feed an individual who can not eat by mouth. It has all the nutrients and calories you need to survive.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
It depends: It depends on where the split is and what it looks like. There is a huge range of possibilities including normal undulations of the roof, holes that l... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Not sure: Could be a congenital abnormality (a piece of cartilage that you were born with) or an infection around the ear next to the cartilage. If you are touc... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
See your doctor: Black, tarry stools (poop) can mean blood in the stool. These symptoms together could mean a bleeding ulcer. See your doctor right away!
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Several things: Humidifier, chicken soup and other warm fluids, over the counter cough suppressant (such as dextramethorphan, a common ingredient in cold and flu med... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Dysphagia: Dysphagia means difficulty swallowing. There are many different causes. This does not include painful swallow, which goes by the term odynophagia.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Same: These are layman's terms for the same thing. They are caused by a virus (typically a herpes virus) and are contagious. So if you have one, do not kiss... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Marcincuk is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Marcincuk is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Hi Dr. Marcincuk, thank you for the information. Yes, i will see a doctor for further diagnosis. Thanks again...
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Thanks for your quick reply! looking for a doctor in the sacromento area that does kids
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY
Graduated 1997MD

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