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Dr. Scott Hackett

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Carmel, IN
40 years experience male

Locations

Office

Carmel, IN

Address

12065 Old Meridian Street, Suite 205, Carmel, IN
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Office

carmel, IN

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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Doctor Q&A

23 Answers
13 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Hackett
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
Need an exam: Bell's palsy is a viral infection involving the facial nerve. If one examines the surrounding nerves closely the infection will also have subtle effe... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Hackett
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
Many things: Many things can contribute to a white coating on the tongue. We frequently see this with nasal conditions that cause one to breath through the mouth.... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Hackett
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
No: One of the ingredients in actifed is sudafed so you should not take both at the same time. This can result in increase in side effects of the sudafed... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Hackett
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
Tonsil stone: This is likely a tonsil stone. There are pits in the surface of the tonsils. If the pit gets deep enough then flaked off skin cells build up in the ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Hackett
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
Pop your ears: Assuming you don't have a past history of ear problems this is likely a temporary issue. Pinch your nose and blow to clear your ears, just like on an... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Hackett
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
Gum: Gum disease is associated with heart disease. So take good care of your teeth and gums.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Hackett
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
3-4 weeks : It frequently takes some time for the gland to return entirely to normal. You should see your physician for an evaluation to look for a stone in the ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Hackett
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
Exam under anesthies: I assume the ENT looked with a scope in the office. Consider a ct scan of the area as well as exam of the throat under anesthesia.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Hackett
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
Full evaluation: If laryngopharyngeal reflux is the source of the burning in the throat consider taking 40mg twice daily, 30 minutes prior to breakfast and the evening... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Hackett
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
Vitamin: Vitamin d is a fat soluble vitamin and you can overdose. Do not exceed 10, 000 units per day!
A male asked:
Dr. Scott Hackett
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
Likely normal: Since you are a 15 year male the enlargement in the thyroid cartilage (adam's apple) is likely a normal part of puberty. Suggest you see your family ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Scott Hackett
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
Another idea: Go online and look at photos of median rhomboid glossies. This is a yeast infection which causes the red streak in the center of the tongue and tende... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Hackett
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
Need an exam: I suggest you see an ENT doctor for evaluation. Are you on nasal steroid sprays or steroid asthma inhalers? Possibilities include laryngopharyngeal... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Hackett
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
Swab of throat: This is usually done when a throat infection is suspected. One will take a swab of the throat and then place the swab in culture medium. This will t... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Hackett
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
Maybe: This could very well be allergies. This is more likely if there is a family history of allergy. Try on of the over the counter antihistamines. They ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Hackett
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
Chronic sinusitis: I assume this refers to the radiologist's interpretation of a ct scan of the sinuses. The ethmoid sinuses are located between the eyes and diffuse di... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Hackett
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
See an ENT doc: This could be meniere's disease. There are 4 symptoms that characterize this: intermittent verigo associated with pressure in the ear, ringing in the... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Hackett
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
30-40%: 30-40% of all adult americans have a vitamin d deficiency. A little sun is a good thing.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Hackett
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
See your doctor: I assume you mean a sore throat. Suggest you see a physician to look for signs of infection and to perform a strep test.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Hackett
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
Yes.: I assume you are on thyroid medication. During your pregnancy you should frequently have thyroid tests done as your dose of medication may need to be... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Hackett
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
Yes: Yes, one can do this. Instead consider 2.5 ml of zyrtec twice daily as the maximum daily dose of zyrtec at this age is 5 ml. If you have to use this... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Hackett
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
Likely, yes: The air pressure changes of flying should not affect the inner ear problem, but movement of the plane without the ability to see outside the plane wi... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Hackett
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
Pinch and blow: The most direct way to do this is to pinch your nose closed, close your mouth, and then blow. This will force air up the eustachian tube. Also if yo... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Hackett is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hackett is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you for this information Dr. Hackett! Happy Healthy Thanksgiving
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you very much for your time Dr.
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Thanks for your quick reply! It has been diagnosed. 350 daily

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Indiana University School of Medicine
Graduated 1986MD

Medical/Graduate school

Indiana University
Graduated 1982MD

Residency

Indiana University Hospital

Residency

Methodist Hospital

Awards

Top Doctor, Indianapolis Monthly Magazine
Top Doctor, Indianapolis Monthly Magazine
Top Doctor, Indianapolis Monthly Magazine

Affiliations

American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
American College of Surgeons
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
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