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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rohan Walvekar
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Goiter: Thyroid nodules and goiters are slow growing and take years to grow. However, there could be a more rapid increase in size due to tumors, inflammation ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rohan Walvekar
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinus connection: The nasal cavity and the ear are connected by a conduit called the eustachian tube. This tube helps drain ear contents and equalize pressure in the ea ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rohan Walvekar
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Thyroglossal Cyst: Most surgeons recommend removal because there is a small (1 percent) chance of conversion to malignancy. However, its would not be unreasonable to obs ... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rohan Walvekar
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sistrunk Surgery: In most cases, the mid portion of the hyoid bone is removed because the tract of the cyst wraps around this part. If its not removed, the recurrence r ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rohan Walvekar
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsilloliths: White bumps on the tonsil are caused by collection of food particles and debris in the grooves of the surface of the tonsil called tonsillar crypts. T ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rohan Walvekar
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Asymmetrical Tonsil : EBV is a known commensal in the oropharynx and can be associated with tonsillar hypertrophy. Generally, tonsil size being larger during infections and ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rohan Walvekar
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Symptomatic treatmen: Although self limiting, its very symptomatic. Anesthetic swishes can help symptomatically. Also Kenalog-Orabase a steroid based compound can provid ... Read More
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Dr. Caroline Cribari
23 years experience Psychiatry
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