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Dr. Marc Rosenthal

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Brentwood, TN
male

Locations

Cool Springs Ear, Nose, Throat & Allergy

Brentwood, TN

Address

7103 Baker's Bridge Ave, Suite 101, Brentwood, TN
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Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Licenses

United States: Hawaii, Tennessee

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

62 Answers
70 Agrees
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
LONG list: Allergies come in many forms. Most people think of allergies as causing nose and sinus problems such as sneezing, nasal drainage, and congestion, how... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
TMJ: This sounds like tmj, or temporomandibular joint, pain. Often people experience associated bruxism, or muscle spasm of the chewing muscles, which rad... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
90%: 90% of ear drum perforations heal in 90 days. If it hasn't healed by then, chances are it is not going to close on it's own. Perforations of the ear... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
A few suggestions: Both weight loss and improvement in your symptoms can be helped by eating several small meals during the day. This will keep your metabolism up and h... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Some of them: Their are different "classes", or families of antibiotics. You would be likely to have a reaction to amoxicillin, for instance. Their is some cross ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Immunotherapy : There are two types of immunotherapy.. With allergy shots, small but increasing amounts of what you are allergic to are mixed in saline and injected ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See below: Most likely either the hyoid bone or a thyroglossal duct cyst.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Varies: Depends on the method to take them out. Some methods of intracapsular tonsillectomy (see www.Itonsil.Com) take 2 days, while the conventional methods... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Adenoids?: This sounds like enlarged adenoids. Other less likely possibilities would include a foreign body in the nose or choanal atresia (not having an openin... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: Nasal steroid sprays can shrink or slow growth of a polyp, but can not make it go away.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See below: At this point you probably need a thorough nasal exam including nasal endoscopy, a ct scan, and consideration be given for a nasal culture to determin... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Relatively uncommon: Most general ents will see less than a dozen new tympanic membrane ruptures per year, on average.
A member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends on specialty: As an ent, we typically see a few every month, however, most primary care physicians may only see one every few years.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Other better options: Even certain "non-sedating" antihistamines like zyrtec have been found to impair short term memory and have negative effects on school performance. Ra... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: There are several, but the most common one is epistaxis, or nosebleeds. Some people may experience headaches nasal burning, or cough. Since it is top... Read More
A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Gustatory rhinitis: This is called gustatory rhinitis. It is not as common as allergic rhinitis, but many people do suffer from it. The most effective treatment appears t... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Could be sleep apnea: This sounds like sleep apnea until proven otherwise.
A member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinusitis: By definition, the duration of the constellation of symptoms you describe are consistent with a bacterial sinus infection and you will likely benefit ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Bruxism: The dizziness can be related. Eat a soft diet and take anti inflammatory medication like Motrin for a week. If symptoms persist, you may need a few ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsillolithiasis: That is not tonsillitis you are describing. It is tonsillolithiasis. Tonsilliths, or tonsil stones, develop in little pockets of the tonsils called c... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Allergies to anything can develop at any time.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsillitis: Sounds like tonsillitis. It is common to have referred pain to your ear caused by the throat pain. You should see a physician and get checked for st... Read More
A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: You should be starting to feel better by now. Adding nasal saline spray and topical nasal decongestant spray like afrin for 2 to 3 days may help spee... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Fluids and vaporizer: Drink plenty of fluids during the day to hydrate and place a cool mist vaporizer in your bedroom.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Many causes: There are a number of causes for ear ringing, or tinnitus. The most common cause is hearing loss, however, other causes include anything from eustach... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sebaceous cyst: Sounds like a sebaceous cyst. These usually need to be removed to get rid of the problem.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See below : Not all acoustic neuromas need surgically removed. If they are small and hearing is good, they can be watched with repeat mris. In some cases, they ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See below: This usually occurs for two reasons, snoring and/or trying to clear a sensation of post nasal drainage by "sucking" on the uvula so to speak. If you ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Invisalign: Invisalign is a clear, removable way to straighten your teeth.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Other factors: Other factors can make nose bleeds more common. Allergies can both irritate the nose making it more vascular and cause a child to manipulate their no... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
If deficient, ALOT..: Vitamin d deficiency is quite common as most of us are not hunter/gatherers like our ancestors. As a consequence of working indoors and wearing sunbl... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes, but...: Bell's palsy is known as idiopathic facial paralysis. By definition, that means we don't know what caused it. All other causes of facial paralysis sho... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See below: It is normal to have this problem due to swelling for a few weeks after surgery. If this is after it is healed (more than 6 weeks from the time of su... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See below: This can be found with either a barium swallow (x-ray while swallowing some oral contrast liquid) or a look down the esophagus with a flexible scope w... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
It's not genetic: Or contagious. Often due to dehydration, stones or strictures in the gland or occasionally an autoimmune problem like sjogren's syndrome. You would ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Antibiotics: Ear infections can have serious complications if not treated promptly, including mastoiditis and meningitis or a brain abscess. See a physician.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Many: Hypoxia into the 60s is quite serious. Risks include, but are not limited to, hypertension, heart failure, stroke, heart attack, and even death.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Second opinion: I would consider a second opinion. The description you provided sounds bacterial in nature and an antibiotic would be indicated. You do not want to ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: Blood flow alternates back and forth between one side of your nose to another every few hours. It is a natural nasal cycle and is not related to bein... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Important: Sleep related breathing disorders due to upper airway obstruction can occur at any or all of 3 places: the nasal airway, palate and back of the throat... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See below: It is an air filled cavity that most people do not have inside the nose. It is a likely cause of nasal obstruction and is easy to fix if needed. Mos... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
It depends...: If the eardrum perforation is dry, that is not draining, the answer is yes. If there is drainage, it is best not to occlude the ear canal (except ma... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends...: The cdc changed their recommendation based on studies which show safety in people with mild egg allergies who get hives, but have not had anaphylaxis.... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See below: Dust mites, pets, cockroach, and molds.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Some people do experience a worsening of their meniere's disease with a worsening of their allergy symptoms.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Wait 3 days: Your symptoms sounds viral in etiology and can be symptomatically treated with many over the counter and home remedies. Generally, antibiotics for ba... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Surgery: Thyroglossal duct cysts can not be treated with medicine and do not go away on their own. Cancers in thyroglossal duct cysts have also been reported.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Septal perforation : Is the medical term. It can cause a whistling sound when breathing in through your nose and can cause frequent nose bleeds. The bigger question is w... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends: Vertigo can be caused by anything from a viral infection to a brain tumor or a stroke. It depends on what the cause of the problem is. If it's not gon... Read More

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Feb 14, 2016
Dr Marc is well experienced and easily understand the patients situation and providing right guidelines.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Rosenthal is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rosenthal is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I am going to an urgent care place after work. My earache is bad.
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