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Dr. William Lewis

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Wynnewood, PA
52 years experience male

Locations

W. J. Lewis, M.D., P.C.

Wynnewood, PA

Address

650 Lankenau Medical Bldg. East, Wynnewood, PA
Directions

Fax

6108965627

About

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

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

235 Answers
73 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Decongestant: Mucinex (guaifenesin) (guifenasin) is a mucous thinner. Mucinex (guaifenesin) d also contains a decongestant, that may keep you awake at night and pos... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Sneezing: could be allergy, nasal irritant, ect....need exam by otolaryngologist for intra or extra nasal etiology.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
See your doctor: This may be a viral or a bacterial infection. WEith your symptoms of high fever and chillsassociated with confusion, would see your doctor immediately
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Yes, it can cause endothelium inflammation.
A female asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Makeup or see a plas: If you cannot conceal with makeup i would see a plastic surgeon . Depending upon the degree and location there are procedures to help this problem.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Throat/ear infection: May have an inflammed pharynx , a blocked eustachian tube and fluid in the middle ear space .Best to see yout otolaryngologist for diagnosis and treat... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Possibly a mucocele: This may be a mucocele but it would be best to have an otolaryngologist check your lip. You need an exact diagnosis and need to be sure that this is b... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Probably a cyst: Probably a cyst or scarring from ear piercing. If it is not sore, probably is not infected.Have your family doctor check it.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
See a neurologist: If a headache is persistent and severe i would have a neurologist check you to make sure you have no other problems.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
May be a cyst: Best to have your own oto laryngologist check your lip.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
It depends: It depends on the cold medication and what is contained in it. The ingredients vary and it is best to speak to your obstetrician regarding the cold me... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Either: Best to see your otolarymgologist and have an examination of your larynx.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
May be dry skin: This may be dry skin or eczema of the ear canals. Best to see your otolaryngologist for an exam.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
ASAP: You should go to the er immediately with any airway issues or a feeling that your throat is closing up.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Dry air: Nosebleeds at work could be to to the environment if the air is dry. The dry air may cause the lining of the nose to crack and bleed.If this persists,... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Yes, bad !: Loud music, through an earphone or not, can cause hearing loss.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Find out cause: You may have allergic eczema or other issue, and need to see your otolaryngologist for an exam and appropriate treatment.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Allergy / infection: Can be due from allergy or infection , but best to see your otolaryngologist for exact diagnosis and appropriate treatment.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Choice: Either an oral surgeon or an otolaryngologist.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Heat: Warm bath, whirlpool, heating pad.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Testing: Diagnostic testing and an examination to determine the cause, probably related to trauma.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Depends: Depends on the volume of blood and your clotting mechanism. Best to see your otolaryngologist.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
More wax ?: There still may be more wax deeper in the ear canal. Best to see your otolaryngologist.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
See your ENT: It may not dissolve, and possible airway issues, need to see your otolaryngologist asap.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Humidification: The lining of the nasal passageways and the sinuses are the same and need adequate hydration. Drinking water, humidification, saline nasal rinses are ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
See urologist: Needss to see a urologist for evaluation, diagnosis, and possibly treatment if necessary.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Medication of an ill: This may be due to medication you are taking or it could be a sign of illness. You should see an otolaryngologist if your physician thinks it is not d... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Possible : Any form of stress can trigger arrhythmia, especially if you are prone to arrhythmia. This can include infections. Best to speak to your cardiologist.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Infection/spasm: You may have an infection and /or spasms in the throat muscles. Best to have an examination by your otolaryngologist as to the underlying cause of you... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Usually a virus: This is usually causedm by a virus that can be activated by stress, either physical or emotional. Se your infectious disease phyusician to see if you... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Depends: Coculd be impacted wax in the ears, tm joint problems or other issues. Best to see your otolaryngologist for exam and appropriate treatment.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
May be a cyst: May be a cyst or mucocele and may need to be removed. See your otolaryngologist.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Possible infection: This could be a sign of that systemic infection either viral or bacterial , it would be best to see your physician immediately.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
IT CAN: The tonsilith, or tonsil stone can cause irritation and pressure. Best to see your otolaryngologist for evaluation.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Generally not....: However, Allegra-D contains a medication that may elevate blood pressure.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Many factors: May be due to hearing loss, noise trauma, past or present, or other factors. Need to see an otyolaryngologist for diagnosis.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Possibly: Any bacteria in an open wound may cause an infection.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Cyst?: May be an infected cyst or abscess.Need to see your otolaryngologist.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
See a GI physician: If it is a recurrent problem , you should see a gastroenterologist.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Other causes: If all tests on the ear were clear, other factor can cause ear pain including referred pain from the throat, and temporomandibular joint swelling. Nee... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Eustachian tube: May have blocked your eustachian tube, have fluid or blood in the middle ear, or perforated the ear drum. Best to see your otolaryngologist.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Pressure, ice: Apply pressure by pinching the nostrils together, put ice compresses over the nose and go to the emergency room for treatment.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
It can be....: Best to check with your dentist in follow up.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Hearing loss ?: May have a hearing loss or past noise exposure and need to see an otolaryngologist.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Yes: This can be very painful and cause problems with speaking and swallowing. Best to see your otolaryngologist.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Temp / allergy ?: May be due to the cold temperature, how rapidly you are eating the ice cream, of you may have a dairy allergy. Best to check with your family physicia... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Doubtful: An excessive amount of post nasal drainage can irritate the throat and will be swallowed. If you have gastritis , consult a gastroenterologist . He wi... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Tonsil crypt?: May be a deep crypt in the tonsil but best to have it examined by your otlaryngologist to determine the exact cause.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Lewis is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lewis is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good! I had a ct scan and it sad chronic sinusitis. Can it be wrong doctor?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks for your time, I'm going to the doctor this morning.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Seems reasonable. This will be the direction I'll take on this. Bye!

Education & Training

Residency

THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Awards

Top Otolaryngologist, Third Place, National - Summer
2013
Top Otolaryngologist, First Place, Pennsylvania - Fall
2014
TOP OTOLARYNGOLOGIST, First Place, Pennsylvania - 2018
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