Doctor Q&A for Dr. Edward Lane

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Lane
44 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pharyngitis: Yes, bacterial infections such as strep. You need to seek the attention of a physician.
A female asked:
Dr. Edward Lane
44 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Recurrent parotitis: You need to have a parotid sialogram, an x-ray of the salivary gland duct to rule out a stone in the duct system. You should also get blood work to r ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Lane
44 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
TMJ Dysfunction: You may have either an infection of the tragus or inflammation of the jaw joint which is just underneath the tragus. Seek the attention of an otolary ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Edward Lane
44 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tinnitus after virus: The cracking in your ears is probably middle ear (Eustachian tube dysfunction is a common cause of ear cracking) but the tinnitus may represent an inj ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Lane
44 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Need to get an x-ray: Hi Charlotte: Sorry to hear about your ankle. Unfortunately, you have a fracture in the ankle. You need an x-ray of the ankle. If it's OK, then c ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Lane
44 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Seasonal allergies: If your symptoms have persisted for 3 weeks, you are probably suffering from seasonal allergies. Try OTC allergy medication. If you do not improve, ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Lane
44 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Salivary gland stone: You may have a stone in your salivary gland. Seek the attention of an otolaryngologist for confirmation.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Lane
44 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hyoid bone: You may have a displaced hyoid bone rubbing on the thyroid cartilage. Seek the attention of an otolaryngologist for confirmation.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Lane
44 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Papilloma of pharynx: You may have a papilloma, a benign growth on mucosa. You should seek the attention of an otolaryngologist for confirmation.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Lane
44 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Peritonsillar absces: If there's swelling above and/or around the tonsil, you may have a peri-tonsillar abscess. You should make an appointment with an otolaryngologist so ... Read More
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