Doctor Q&A for Dr. Michael Nordstrom

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Nordstrom
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Parotid nodule: Several possibilities exist. A painless nodule could represent a lymph node or a parotid tumor. The majority of tumors are benign but this needs to be ... Read More
A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Nordstrom
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsillitis: Antibiotics.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Nordstrom
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Lump: Most likely this is a small lymph node and likely not significant. However you should see your doctor if it persists.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Nordstrom
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
LPR: Diet is important, particularly avoidance of caffeine. This includes decaffeinated products. In addition you can consider taking Prilosec otc 1/2-1 ho ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Nordstrom
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Plugged ears: If you have allergies treating them may help. Topical nasal steroids may offer some benefit as well. If no improvement in the next 6-8 weeks i would s ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Nordstrom
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinus infection: Will it? Probably not. Could it. Yes but this is extremely rare. See your doctor if you have persistent sinus infectious symptoms.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Nordstrom
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsil stones: You won't. They should be gone. Have your ENT doctor evaluate you if you think you have persistent problems.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Nordstrom
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Recovery: For adults the usual recovery is 10-14 days.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Nordstrom
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Help: Just support her. Help in any way you can. Help her with any questions she may have with her doctors if necessary and inquire about what she needs to ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Nordstrom
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Parotid gland: Yes. It depends on the disease. If it is a mass frequently surgery will be recommended. The operation is a parotidectomy and is performed under a gene ... Read More
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