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Dr. Eric Furst

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Springfield, VA
35 years experience male

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I have been in practice since 1992 in northern Virginia. I see all ages, birth to 106. Also boarded in sleep medicine, I see a lot of OSA and other sleep related patient problems. I am also known for taking on complex sinus issues, H & N cancer patients, and treatment of vocal cord paralysis.

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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

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English

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Furst
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 35 years experience
Sounds like allergy: Lots of mucous, itchy throat, and cough---sounds like allergies to me! tis the season, as the pollen counts are soaring. There are 3 over the counter antihistamines that you may try---claritin, allegra, (fexofenadine) and zyrtec. They all have generics which are fine. Try one of these. If ineffective, see your doctor again.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Furst
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 35 years experience
Nonsense!: We make about a quart of mucous a day in our sinuses, most of which flows unseen and unfelt down the throat. However, some may flow forwards, and we reach for a tissue to 'blow it out'. This is ok to do, and absolutely normal. I suspect there was a mis-communication with your doctor regarding this!
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Furst
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 35 years experience
See your doctor: A sore throat that lasts beyond a week deserves an exam by tour doctor. There are a number of possibilities, some of which may require treatment. If a bacteria is at fault, you may need an antibiotic. Rarely, an abscess around the tonsil requires surgical drainage. Without seeing you, your doctor can not possibly know what is going on.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Furst is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Furst is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! thanks doctor! :)
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Baylor College of Medicine, TX
Graduated 1986MD
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