Dr. Michelle Marcincuk

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Fort Worth, TX
26 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

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English

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Allergy vs infection: If you are allergic to mold (a common allergy), when you encounter this in the air, it may make you sneeze. You may then notice the smell. Sometimes a... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Several things: Could be an infection (typically will have associated pain); cryptic tonsils where they get large, trap debris, and then stay large. If only one is la... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Prescription: If you are having difficulty breathing on a regular basis, i would definitely get this checked out by a doctor, get a diagnosis, and get a prescriptio... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Several: 1. Soft diet 2. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen 3. Humidifier if this does not help, or if your symptoms worsen, you should see your doctor to ge... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Multiple: Hearing loss, ear infection, fluid behind the ear drums, meniere's disease, difficulty normalizing the pressure behind the ear drum, and rarely a tumo... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Nose/sinus: Could be a sinus infection. Try irrigating your nose with salt water (nasal saline irrigation) available over the counter. If this does not help, you ... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Valsalva: Pinch your nose, close your mouth, and then try to blow your nose. This will help unclog your ears. You can also swallow, chew gum, yawn. You can take... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Pull your nose: If you pull the outside of your nose/cheek border toward your ear, this helps to open up the nostril area and can temporarily relieve stuffiness. Warm... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Several possibilitie: This could be from allergies, polyps, deviated septum, turbinate hypertrophy. You can try some nasal saline and if this does not help, see your doctor... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Several: Sore throat, swollen glands in the neck, difficulty swallowing, painful swallow, fever. If you have these, get checked. Strep throat can lead to more... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Depends: Not clear if these are on the inside or outside of his mouth. On the inside, could be drainage ducts from his spit glands. Could be places where he is... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Probably not: You should stick with the diet your surgeon gave you. If they made incisions in the mouth, they will usually have you on a "full liquid" diet for awhi... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Possible reflux: The dry mouth could be from dehydration. This could also be exacerbated by reflux which is a common cause of the burning/indigestion you feel. Increas... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Several: 1. Soft foods 2. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen 3. Humidifier/vaporizer if this does not help, or if your symptoms worsen, you should see your d... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Two main things: 1. Guaifenesin (the active ingredient in Mucinex (guaifenesin) and robitussin) 2. Use a humidifier or vaporizer. You can also take a deep breath and ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Possibilities: Could be a primary tooth problem (cavity, infection, loose filling). Could be a sinus infection. Would start with a dental check up and if that does n... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Lots of possibilitie: There are lots of possible diagnoses. These can be benign cysts from the spit glands in your mouth. Less common would be a benign or malignant tumor ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Trauma, dryness: Blood in the ear is often due to qtip use. These scratch the ear canal and can cause bleeding or infection. If you have blood but do not use qtips or ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Could be TMJ: Tmj is your jaw joint. Just like other joints in your body, this one can get arthritis. This is usually noted by soreness and sometimes popping in the... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Probably fine: Kids can have a huge range of ages when they erupt their first tooth. I've seen kids 3-4months old, and kids a year old erupting their first tooth. Yo... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Last resort: Typically TPN is used as a last resort for patients who can get nuturion by no other means. Because there are some risks inherent to this method, doct... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Typically: Behind the ear hearing aids have a tube that connects the receiver that sits behind the ear, to the ear mold which brings the sound into the ear.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
See an ENT doctor: Very simple procedure to fix this: can be done in the office in adults, under simple sedation for infants. Takes only a few minutes and is very effect... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Hearing test: I suspect you have tinnitis. This can be from fluid behind the ear, hearing loss, ear infection, eustachain tube dysfunction. See your doctor to dis... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Yes: The best would be 14c gold, sterling silver, or another nickle free metal.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen: Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Ibuprofen are the best and safest anti-fever medications. Make sure you get the age appropriate bottle and dose it accord... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Recommend: For a cough with allergies, try an antihistamine (zyrtec, claritin, (loratadine) allegra). If your cough persists, you need to try something with dext... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
No: The lack of 02 will not itself cause a raspy voice. There are a whole host of other things that can cause a raspy voice: age, dryness, dehydration, vo... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Probably not: Total parental nutrition (TPN) is typically used when a patient has not other means of getting nutrition except through an iv. (for example their GI s... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Possibly: Although community pools are chlorinated to help kill germs and prevent the spread of germs, the virus that causes cold sores is contagious. I suspect... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Yes: You can easily transmit the virus that causes cold sores to a child by kissing them when you have an active sore. Although "deathly ill" is not a tru... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Get this checked: This sounds like stomatitis - a viral infection in the mouth that can be very painful and cause kids to become dehydrated. It is contagious, so i woul... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 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
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 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
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 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
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 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
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 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
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 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
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 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
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 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
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 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.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 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
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 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
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 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
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 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
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 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
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Antibiotics: If it is truly pus, this indicates a bacterial infection. This needs to be treated with antibiotics. Please see your doctor.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 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.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 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
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 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
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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!

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

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