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Dr. Magalie Nelson

ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric
Stockbridge, GA
22 years experience female

Locations

Office

Stockbridge, GA

Address

1050 Eagles Landing Parkway Suite 202, Stockbridge, GA
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My office hours

Wednesday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Amerigroup

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia

Cigna

Medicare

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UnitedHealthcare

CHAMPUS

ENT Institute

Stockbridge, GA

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ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric

Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

33 Answers
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Clogged ears : If you can't pop your ears to unclog them you can try antihistamines such as zyrtec and Allegra as well as nasal decongestant spray for a couple of da... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Nasal endoscopy: Nasal endoscopy is examination of the sinus and nasal cavity using a scope. The scope can either be flexible or a rigid(metal) . The scope is inser... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Draining ears: Sleeping with the infected ear down might help it drain better. However if you are not getting better on the antibiotics and ear drops you might need... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Sinusitis: If you have completed several courses of antibiotics for at least 14 days each and are not improving then i would recommend that you see an ENT specia... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Outer ear infection: Sounds like you have an outer ear infection and needs to go to the doctor. You can try warm compress to the area and an over the counter analgesic e... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Ear infection: There are 2 types of ear infection. An outer ear infection is an an infection involving the ear canal. This is usually treated with ear drops. The ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Loud music: Blasting loud music can cause damage to the inner ear. There are sensitive structures in our inner ear called hair cells that get damaged from loud s... Read More
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Cough: Most of the times, these cold symptoms are a simple viral infection and should clear within 10 days or so. Keep yourself hydrated and try the otc col... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Symptom ear infectio: Babies with ear infections may have fever, ear pain (tug at ears), ear drainage, irritability. Sometimes they may have very little to no symptoms an... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
tonsil stones: The tonsils have multiple holes that can can get filled with bacteria, mucus and food debris. Overtime the debris can harden and form the so called t... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Canker sores: A canker sore is a painful sore in the mouth. They are usually white or yellow and surrounded by a bright red area. They are not cancerous. This may ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Home remedies sinus: Get plenty of rest, keep hydrated, use the over the counter sinus rinse, keep your head elevated to help the sinuses drain, steam your sinus cavities... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Tips for sinusitis: In addition to seen an ENT doctor to get the proper antibiotics treatment, there are some things you can do at home to deal with the sinusitis. You c... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Middle ear infection: Most middle ear infections in adults need to be treated with antibiotics. At times patients may need some decongestant nasal spray and antihistamines... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Ear canal abscess: If it is a true abscess, you should be seen by a doctor and have the abscess drained and take antibiotics. At home you can clean it with peroxide and... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Back pain from cough: Your lungs fill your chest cavity .When you cough, you take a deep breath in, then the vocal cords close. This causes a rapid increase in pressure w... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Ear fungus: Because the ear is a dark, warm, moist place , it offers an ideal environment for fungi to thrive. The hearing aid occludes the canal and makes the p... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Sphenoid sinusitis: Bear in mind that MRI usually exagerrates the findings on the sinuses and we usually need to get a ct scan of the sinuses. However acute sinusitis in... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Nose Bleeds: The nose has a lot of blood vessels and bleeding from the nose is quite common. People who take blood thinners such as aspirin, Coumadin (warfarin) o... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Types Ear infection: 3 types of ear infections: outer, middle &inner. Inner ear infection involves the balance system and people get very dizzy. Outer ear infection inv... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Clogged ears: Check your doctor. Clogged ears maybe from something as simple as wax build up or it can be a sign of an ear infection. If it is from wax sometimes ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Ibuprofen and Cefpod: It sould be safe. I have not come across any known interactions between Ibuprofen and cefpodoxime.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Types Ear infection: 3 types of ear infections: outer, middle &inner. Inner ear infection involves the balance system and people get very dizzy. Outer ear infection inv... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Balloon sinuplasty: Balloon sinus dilation is always done endoscopically. The purpose of the procedure is to dilate the opening of the sinuses in order to treat a chroni... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Ear infection-Bactri: Yes- if the infection is caused by a bacteria, Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) should clear it up.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Allergies : Allergies can trigger eczema. Many times children with eczema will also have other allergy symptoms. Egg, wheat and milk allergy are the most commo... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Cough & acid reflux: 1- avoid foods that cause acid reflux such as caffeine, fatty foods, fried foods ... 2- appropriate antiacid medication 3-good throat and larynx ex... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Bloody ear wax?: Any trauma to the ear canal can cause bleeding. If you use qtips, finger tips or other objects to remove the wax that can result in bleeding. Otherw... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Home remedy ear pain: You can use warm compress and over the counter pain medication such as Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen). However the cause of the infection must ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Ear Tubes: The tubes usually stay in for about a year. They usually fall out by themselves. Most of the time once they come out the child will do fine. Howeve... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Swollen lymph node: Sounds like an enlarged lymph node. We have hundreds of lymph nodes in the neck. In general, lymph nodes greater than 1 cm in diameter are considere... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Adenoid/Ear infectio: The adenoids are located in the back of the nose next to the tube that drains the ears- the eustachian tube. A large adenoid can block this tube and ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 22 years experience
Ear infection & cold: Ear infections can happen with the cold quite frequently. Most of the time it resolves quickly and does not need additional treatment. However at ti... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Nelson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nelson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you so much hope to see you one day
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, NY
Graduated 2000MD

Awards

Top Pediatric Head and Neck Surgeon, First Place, National - Winter
2013
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