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Dr. Michael Jaindl

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
LEHIGH ACRES , FL
38 years experience male

Locations

South Florida Ear, Nose, and Throat

Lehigh Acres, FL

Address

1530 Lee Blvd Ste 2350, Lehigh Acres, FL, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

2394912347

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Cigna

Medicare

Golden Rule Insurance Company

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Florida

About

Bio

I completed my general surgery, otolaryngology/head-and-neck-surgery internship at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington, and was Chief of the Department of Otolaryngology at Darnall Army Medical Center in Fort Hood, Texas. I now practice in SW Florida. I am married and have nine kids.

Specialties
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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

139 Answers
29 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
Midline?: If it is between the jaw and the angle of the neck in the midline it is most likely a lymph node or thyroglossal duct cyst. You should see an ent.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
You may have...: A bacterial sinus infection rather than a viral upper respiratory infection. Try nasal sinus saline irrigation and a decongestant nasal spray. If you ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
yes we all do...: These are usually less than a centimeter in size and cannot be felt. Some people have reactive lymph nodes which can be felt on both sides of the nec... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
Yes, Phenylephrine: In a nasal decongestant spray can be used for a limited time (see insert) to open nasal passages. Ceterizine is an antihistamine for treating alleric ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
The sructures in: This area include the parotid gland and lymph nodes. Infection in the gland is a possibility especially if it increases in size when you eat. See an e... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
Not enough info...: Could be simple hemangioma or something serious like skin cancer. See your doctor.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
Nose bleeds ...: In a young healthy person can be as simple as a small ruptured blood vessel due to dryness or cracking. It also could be a harbinger of something more... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
a 3 dimensional view: Through the nose is a good way to assess the turbinates. Ask your doctor if a turbinate reduction is indicated.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
Inner ear: This could be a cochlea problem. You should see an ent.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
Yes, If you can...: Find a surgeon who'll do it. Most surgeons i know do not like to remove tonsils on adult males unless there is a clear indication because the risks o... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
I am not...: Aware of any association between thrush and tonsilliths.
A male asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
Depends on the cause: Inflammation of the ear drum (myringitis) is a diagnosis that requires visualization and some experience, to make . Since there are many causes of myr... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
There is not...: Enough information to make even an educated guess. There is no direct neural pathway between these structures and their sensory location in the brain ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
Most common risk is: Bleeding. It can occur up to two or more weeks after surgery. More likely in adult males. 6 infections a year would qualify you for a tonsillectomy bu... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
You will either get: Better or develop one of the complications of tonsillitis ie peritonsillar abscess/ retropharyngeal abscess. Since most cases of tonsillitis are viral... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
Very common.: These are routinely removed and do not make the surgery any more complicated for an experienced surgeon.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
This could be a ...: Tension or vascular headache, but a complete history and physical examination should be performed by your family doctor or a neurologist. Some headach... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
If this is performed: By an experienced laryngologist the outcomes are generally very good. This is not a permanent cure and may need to be repeated periodically.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
That would not be: At the top of my list. A single swollen gland without other symptoms such as fever, fatigue, headache, swollen testicles, is most likely parotitis. Ca... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
What you're ...: Describing is not ideal but may not be abnormal. If you are able to completely clean residual mucus and blood from the nasal passages by irrigating, t... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
Globus Hystericus ..: As it used to be labeled, is a sensation of a lump in the throat. At one time it was thought to be a psychiatric condition. Now it is believed to be m... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
The problem with ..: With long-term use of afrin is the rebound effect in the nasal cavity and a potential for increasing blood pressure. Diluting it with saline is no... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
I commonly: See patients with a small amount of fluid in the middle ear causing symptoms similar to yours and treat with steroids to speed up the healing process.... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
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38 years experience
The sepum is a ...: Wall that separates the two nasal passages. It develops during formation of the face from several different cartilage plates that come together and fu... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
If getting in a...: Steamy shower opens the blockage completely on both sides, you probably would find relief from a steroid or antihistamine nasal spray which are both p... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
The mastoid is: A normal part of the human anatomy. If you are asking what to do if you have mastoiditis, you will need to see an otolaryngologist or otologist.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
a metalic taste can: Indicate blood.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
Lymph nodes in these: Areas carry lymph from the scalp and ears. Since it is on both sides, assuming that your ears are ok, check your scalp. If you have psoriasis, eczema ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
This could...: Be a number of things including but not limited to vascular headaches, sinus disease, glaucoma, brain tumor, cancer or other tumor in the sinuses,... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
Tinnitus is most ..: Commonly associated with acquired high frequency hearing loss. At your age that would be less likely your problem. You need to see an ENT doctor becau... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
Bright red blood ...: From the anus is a lower GI problem (intestine, colon, rectum). It could be as benign as hemorrhoids or more serious. You should see a doctor.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
No. There is no..: Reasonable way to reshape the nose with a predictable outcome without surgery.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
Look at Ehrler-: Danlos syndrome. There is a wide spectrum of manifestations for this genetic disorder. I don't think hashimoto's is related though.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
Cold sores are...: Ulcers caused by a viral infection. If you have a single ulcer that does not go away you need to be sure it is not a cancer. If you have multiple ulce... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
Tumors, abscess,: Aneurysm, fractures, cysts, foreign body, abnormal anatomy ...To name a few.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
This is a common: Area for a cyst or an enlarged lymph node. If it is not tender and you have no ear or scalp issues it is more likely a cyst. You probably should have ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
Retention cysts in: The maxillary sinuses are not uncommon and usually do not cause symptoms. They are very thin walled, fluid filled sacs. Unless they obstruct the sinus... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
It varies.: Usually the fluid in the middle ear resolves by 3 months. There are some things that can be done to speed it up. Talk with your doctor. If the fluid h... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
It takes about two..: Weeks for complete healing in the mouth.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
That you need to..: See a physician. This could be infectious, inflammatory, neoplastic or a reaction to a medication.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
Avoid: Avoid opening wide and biting. Use memory foam pillow. Cheap oral appliances available. Heat helps.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
The only medium: That changes size that rapidly and recedes are air and fluid. In this location it is most likely a congenital cyst such as a branchial cleft cyst. You... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
This may be: The muscle overlying the greater occipital nerve just below the skull base. If it is tender to push on you might try using a heating pad. If it contin... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
In a young ...: Healthy person; probably injudicious use of q tips. People produce varying amounts of cerumen with varying consistency. Aging can decrease the product... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
There is no: Direct relationship. Stephen johnson syndrome is a severe, life threatening immune reaction that is the body's response to exposure to a foreign subst... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
If you are: Referring to globus hystericus, this is an antiquated diagnosis referring to a psychosomatic disorder characterized by having a constant feeling of ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
1 to 2 inches ...: The scars almost disappear with age. Success rates are very high with a small perforation. The larger the hole the greater the risk for failure.Tota... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
I suggest that: You see an otolaryngologist. After making a diagnosis he/she might want to try a ventilation tube.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
Herpes Zoster Oticus: May be what you are referring to. This is actually caused by the varicella virus (chicken pox). See ramsey hunt syndrome. I am not aware of pathology ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
38 years experience
I suspect...: That's what you are describing is actually a bony spur arising from the cervical spine and pushing into the esophagus. This usually produces symptoms ... Read More

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Apr 5, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Jaindl is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Jaindl is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! thank you very much just scared on whats next in life can it reoccour
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you! Puts my mind at ease. I am a BIG chicken and very scared!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you, but I saw the swallow test and it is the back neck bone

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of South Carolina School of Medicine, SC
Graduated 1984MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of South Carolina School of Medicine, SC
Graduated 1984MD

Residency

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Affiliations

american college of surgeons
American academy of otolaryngology - head & neck surgery
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