Doctor Q&A for Dr. Nancy Appelblatt

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Appelblatt
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 46 years experience
Why would you?: The gag is actually part of a neural reflex and involves the road to your lungs being blocked off with your epiglottis(top part of your voice box0, so... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Nancy Appelblatt
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 46 years experience
?infection (lo grade: Pseudomonas, a water borne bug, has a sweet odor. If you are doing nasal irrigation make sure it is done with sterile (not distilled) saline and irrig... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Appelblatt
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 46 years experience
Yes and no: Most people with dry mouth are actually irritating their lips and tongue without realizing it, given that the tongue has a mind of its own. Is it ok w... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Appelblatt
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 46 years experience
Yes: Stress, excess acid, irritation from a rough tooth, food allergy-multiple reasons, sometimes you need antiviral treatment as a prophylaxis, sometimes... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Appelblatt
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 46 years experience
Not sure which IPL: If it is intense pulsed light(laser) , how is this supposed to help dry eye? In any event, i would call and or check on the web the american academy o... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Appelblatt
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 46 years experience
? vasovagal: If you are suppressing a sneeze, could result in a vasovagal episode. Sneezing can be inflammation caused also. Sometimes w/ v/v episodes, people fain... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Appelblatt
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 46 years experience
? nerve compression: Not sure, but you may have problems with your neck, which the MRI should show. Also, on BP meds, dry mouth, are you snoring?, have you gained wt? This... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Appelblatt
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 46 years experience
Cut or drained: If it is a sty it may need to be removed , simple minor surgery. If it is a blocked tear duct, it may need to be unblocked. I would see an ophthmalogi... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Appelblatt
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 46 years experience
Yes: Coughing up black specks is not normal, unless you wear a lot of black eyeliner! the reflux is not unusual, especially if a month of treatment helped ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Appelblatt
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 46 years experience
Muscle: Off and on to me is most likely musculoskeletal. Doubt you are sick. Clenching? Snoring?
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