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Dr. Jon Aoki

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Salt Lake City, UT
42 years experience male

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Specialties
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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

84 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 20-year-old female asked:
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Dr. Jon Aoki answered
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 42 years experience
10 days is usual: 1st 10 days after tonsillectomy is the worst for pain then gradually pain should lessen until 3 weeks at which time most of the pain is gone.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Aoki
Dr. Jon Aoki answered
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 42 years experience
Maybe: Tonsil stones are just particles of food and mucous that have been pushed into the crypts or infolds of the tonsils during the act of swallowing. They are harmless and common. If the problem is associated with chronic pain, halitosis or infection then it may be worth it to you to undergo tonsillectomy.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Aoki
Dr. Jon Aoki answered
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 42 years experience
See ENT doctor: You are unusually well educated to know about lingual tonsils. Usually need to have a doctor who can perform "indirect laryngoscopy" to see lingual tonsils. This can be performed with a mirror or laryngoscope by ENT doctor. If infection is found, an antibiotic may be appropriate.

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Jun 7, 2014
Dr Aoki demonstrated an ability to analyze a situation better than most. Most docs online assumed the problem I was describing was one they see frequently, but Dr Aoki listened better and realized wh...Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Aoki is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Aoki is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Does this cause ear pain also? I've ear pain right side n same side throat pain, no doctor told its acid reflex
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I went to walgreens and bought the humidifier and it help her sleep also put the baby vicks on her
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Thanks for your quick reply! Will the medicine be available in my city by the same name? I live in Cairo, Egypt.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Utah School of Medicine, UT
Graduated 1979MD
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