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Dr. David Lee

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Greenfield, WI
33 years experience male

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Office

Greenfield, WI

Address

4600 West Loomis Road, Suite 201, Greenfield, WI
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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Licenses

United States: Wisconsin

Doctor Q&A

60 Answers
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Many possible reason: There are many possible reasons for a cough in the scenario you describe. Your primary care provider is a good starting point to treat the problem. ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Don't blow so hard: You may be pushing nasal mucus up your nasolacrimal duct--this is the duct that drains tears from the eyes into the nose. It's possible to push thing... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Depends: The findings on MRI seem to indicate a lack of issues on the MRI images that would explain your symptoms. You may want to discuss this with whoever o... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Separate entities: Sinusitis is a disease characterized by inflammation of the sinuses. Eosinophilia is a condition characterized by extra eosinophils, a type of white ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Ophthalmologist: An ophthalmologist is a physician trained in all aspects of diagnosis and management of eye disorders. An optometrist is primarily just focused on re... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Somewhat: It's estimated that there are over >600k patients in the usa with meniere's disease.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Failed medication: In general, when a sinusitis patient has been tried on maximal medical therapy, then surgery would be needed. That said, there is some disagreement a... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Pain, tinnitus: Tmj problems can be associated with ear pain in the associated ear which can radiate to almost anywhere on the same side of the head. Tinnitus (ringi... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Possibly.: It is fairly common to have tinnitus whenever the hearing is decreased for any reason. If the reason for the decreased hearing can be resolved, the t... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Depends: Stopping the ringing depends on knowing the cause. This would require a visit with an ENT doctor where a history would be taken, physical exam done, ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Many possible reason: In terms of physical obstruction, there can be blockage from any of the anatomic components of the nose. Some of the more common components would inc... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
PCP/ENT/GI: You could start with your primary care provider. Alternatives could include an otolaryngologist (ENT) or gastroenterologist (gi).
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Depends: At the least, you can expect the doctor to obtain a history of the problem for which you are seeing him/her. You'll also have a physical exam of some... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Tympanometry: Tympanometry is a test to compare the air pressure in the middle ear versus the pressure in the ear canal.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Varies: It can vary over time. Treating it depends on knowing the cause, for which a visit with an ENT doctor would be helpful.
A member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Many possible reason: There are many possible reasons for the symptom of vertigo, which is defined as a spinning sensation (or the sensation of the world spinning around yo... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Muscle activation: There are facial muscles in both areas you describe. It's possible that you may be activating those muscles while yawning or shivering.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Could be synkinesis: The muscles that move the external ear are controlled by the facial nerve, the same nerve probably affected by your surgery trauma. As the nerve heal... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Best to use drops: Pink eye is usually viral in origin and so antibiotics are usually not used to treat the actual infection but to prevent the eye from contracting a ba... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Possibly: Reflux can make the tissues more sensitive to cold or hot, although the sensation of cold could be due to other factors, or could just simply be norma... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Various: There are various components to a comprehensive audiogram (hearing test). They include checking your responses to various test tones given at various... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Yes.: It's possible for autoimmune disease of the inner ear to mimic the symptoms of meniere's. There are various other diseases that can mimic meniere's s... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Possibly.: The way you describe your symptoms sounds like an inguinal (groin) hernia to me. It's also possible you may be pregnant but i don't think you can lin... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Depends: To treat the hoarseness, one needs to know the cause. An otolaryngologist (ENT) doctor would be in a good position to provide evaluation and treatmen... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Treat/cure sinusitis: There are multiple purposes for sinus surgery, including but not limited to curing a physical (anatomic) blockage causing sinusitis, widening the open... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Yes in the spray: The spray form has oxymetazoline. The oral form does not.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Many possible reason: It could be any of a range of different things, from a minor skin infection to trauma to a tumor to a skin condition. You may want to have it checked... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Perforation?: If the whistle is longer than momentary, you may have a perforation (hole) in the eardrum of your right ear which is allowing the pressurized air to e... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
ENT doctor: An ENT doctor would be in a good position to do an exam and determine what treatments would be necessary. There is a wide range of causes for the sym... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Many possible reason: There are many possible reasons for throat and ear pain that don't involve the tonsils. You would probably need a formal visit with either the surgeo... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Yes.: I would recommend a visit with an ENT doctor, as well as a comprehensive hearing test. The onset of symptoms and the wax removal may or may not be co... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Hard to say: If you're not having any symptoms now, it's hard to say what may have caused your symptom. It could have been some trauma or something you ate/drank,... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Possibly a few days: The response time depends on the severity of the condition, any other ongoing medical conditions, and other medications being taken. If there are no ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Approximately 10 day: Anything below 10 days and these type of symptoms could be due to viral infection which should take care of itself. Ms shouldn't change the picture,... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Various: Symptoms could include pain, difficulty swallowing, snoring, possibly even episodes of apnea (stopping breathing), or perhaps no symptoms.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Could be normal: The tonsils have a surface that is not smooth. It has many crevasses called crypts. Sometimes these crypts can be quite a bit larger than you'd expe... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Hard to say: There is little information here to go by, and an exam would almost certainly be needed to address the question adequately.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Eustachian tube: Young children have eustachian tubes that are less developed and at a different angle than adults. This makes it more difficult for children to equal... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Various: There are many possible side effects for the many various treatments for ear infections.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Various: Could consider oral decongestants like sudafed, nasal spray decongestants like oxymetazoline, nasal saline sprays or rinses. Each of these treatments... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Varies: You can expect at least an inspection of the nose with a speculum, looking in through the front of the nose. The doctor may also elect to use a scope... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Various: Various types of people can get ear infections for various reasons. One common type is called otitis media, the type of ear infection that children o... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
"Always": A cold is a type of upper respiratory infection (URI) caused by a virus. Uri's can also be caused by bacterial infections.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Sometimes: If diving caused bleeding into the middle ear, the fluid can remain trapped there and require tubes to drain. While tubes are in the ears, though, di... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
See ENT or Derm Dr.: An ENT doctor or dermatologist would be in a position to do a formal evaluation to determine the cause of the red dot on your nose and determine the b... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
AFrin (oxymetazoline)?: Before you see your doctor, you could try afrin (oxymetazoline) nasal spray--follow package directions and avoid usage for more than 2-3 days at a tim... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Perhaps: It is not unusual to hear various noises in the ears especially when there is no background noise to mask the ringing. Oftentimes, this is associated... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Generally no: If you are experiencing vertigo (a feeling of spinning), this is often due to a problem in the inner ear. If you are also passing out, this probably ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Surgery?: You can try something that is called a waterpik in the usa. It's a small hand-held device that shoots a stream of water. You can try this to flush o... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Maybe: Depending on how long this has gone on, it's possible that it may get better on its own. If not, then various other medications including antibiotics... Read More

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Mar 21, 2015
Great Doc!!!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Lee is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lee is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) Thank you Dr. Lee for providing the information. All the best to you.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Michigan Medical School
Graduated 1992MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Graduated 1989MD

Residency

University of Michigan Health System

Awards

HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
American Medical Association
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