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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Shouldn't : Benzonatate is an anesthetic which is often used to numb the throat in the context of cough. While almost any drug can be abused in some way, this one... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Depends: If there are nodules that are suspicious for cancer, surgery will be indicated to provide final diagnosis and definitive treatment. If not, you may b... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Correct: These are the scientific terms for the loss of taste and smell, respectively.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Comfort: You have a cold...rest and hydrate. Not much else you can do. Try not to spread it to others. Please be specific in your next question if you want som... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Sure: There is surgery for parotid disease but, only a surgeon who does that procedure (parotidectomy) can give you an educated discussion about it. There ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Absolutely: This can be a problem with the rhythm of the heart's beating. If your heart isn't working properly, your body & brain won't get the oxygen and nut... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Comfort: You have a cold...rest and hydrate. Not much else you can do. Try not to spread it to others. Please be specific in your next question if you want som... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Don't panic: There can be lots of reasons for trouble swallowing and they range from simple things like reflux all the way to more concerning problems. Have you s... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Time : This should soothe with time. You can help it along with cool liquids and topical treatments like lozenges and throat sprays. If it's still sore after... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Congratulations!: Quitting smoking was one of the most important things you can do for your health so i'm very excited for you. How long ago did you stop? If it was r... Read More
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