Doctor Q&A for Dr. Brian Affleck

A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depression?: These signs could represent someone with depression. Most of us get a little depressed now and again, but when it appears to be affecting day to day ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Infection: Although an infection is the most likely cause of what you describe, it has lasted longer than you would expect. Without seeing it, it would be hard ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Chronic tonsillitis: With white "pus pockets" on your tonsils, you may have tonsil stones, which is evidence of a chronic tonsillitis. This is a good reason to consider g ... Read More
A 17-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
UTI: Blood in your urine and painful urination strongly suggest that may have a urinary tract infection. Home remedies include increasing your fluid intak ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Body secretions: Your skin secretes body oils and sweat, along with normal salts. These substances can stain your sheets and cause them to yellow or darken over time. ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Over 50 testing: Thyroid function testing, cholesterol screening, colonoscopy, mammogram, prostate tests (blood work and exam), glucose/insulin testing, liver tests an ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Another problem: While the pain may be directly from the ear, it is possible that the pain is coming from someplace else. I would suggest three less common possibilit ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nasal blood vessel: You probably have a large superficial blood vessel inside your nose. You could also have a bleeding disorder or you may be taking a medicine that mak ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Be consistent: To feel fully rested and refreshed from sleep, you need consistency in the length of time you sleep and you need that sleep, ideally in a consolidated ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Get her evaluated: Your daughter probably has a sleep disorder. There are a number of sleep disorders that need to considered, but could include: sleep deprivation, nar ... Read More
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