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Dr. Mohamad Chaaban

ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
Valley, AL
15 years experience male

Locations

Lanier Nasal and Sinus Institute

Valley, AL

Address

11 Medical Park, Address 2, Valley, AL, US
Directions

Practice website

Fax

(555) 555-5555

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Alabama

Medicaid

Medicare

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ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Doctor Q&A

38 Answers
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Not normal-Allergies: This is not normal. This could be part of oral allergy syndrome. You could have environmental allergies that cross react with the fruits you are eatin... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Can be either: eye doctor performs external ENT doctor performs endoscopic You choose!
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Unlikely, possible: it is possible but unlikely. I would make sure there is nothing else wrong in the ear. Like fluid in your ear? or it can be from your irrigations s... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
What cartilage?: Can you please tell me which cartilage? There are no cartilages in the throat that you can see. They are deeper. Swelling of the deeper cartilages a... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
You mean postop?: Postop care from sinus surgery is usually tailored to prevent bleeding and keep your nose irrigated. Start irrigating your nose if your packing is out... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Depends: Flu and pneumonia are different flu is virus, pneumonia is generally bacteria sometimes it can happen after flu
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Some causes: There are some causes that can be associated with the neck pain and dizziness, This could be an extra rib (supernumerary rib) . Have you had an xray d... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
ED/ eye doctor ASAP: Although my specialty is ear nose and throat and head and neck (no eyes), but since I saw that you had no one responded and for the urgency of this ma... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
One eye?: Is it only in one eye or both eyes? If both eyes, then I would think you have a systemic condition. You mention you have hypothyroidism? Other condit... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
How long since surge: How long after surgery? This generally points out to an infection. Check with your doctor
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Not necessarily: Exercising may cause decongestion, but once you are done will recongest usually.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Can be either: It can be either. but with flu you will get more bodily aches, myalgias, etc Do you have any of that?
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Do you have packing?: You need to be on antibiotic if there is packing in your nose/ also need to take it lightly, stay propped up. afrin if bleeding twice daily for 2-3 ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
See below: If it was not balloon sinus surgery, then generally 5 days to a week if you had septoplasty as well. Some people recover sooner and some later. it d... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Usually allergies: This can usually be allergies, However, you will need to have thie examined by a doctor since there could be a lesion or something that is causing thi... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Rhinoscopy: You need to have your doctor look in your nose the deviation can be seen with a regulat nasal rhinoscopy or if it was deep, then needs ENT
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Medication: try combination medical treatment with antihistamine, and nasal steroid use nasal strips as well and if all these and no benefit --surgery
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Painful but helpful: It is a painful procedure, but can be helpful if you have tried medication and did not work for 4 weeks. How bad is it, how is affecting your lifesty... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Nasal blockage: Nasal blockage, epistaxis, or recurrent sinus infections. If you have the above, then yes
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Unlikely,but possibl: Neck nodes in your age group are unlikely to be cancer; however, the most important determination is for how long has the node been swollen like this?... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
It depends: Although miracles can happen after a tonsillectomy(just had a patient who i did tonsillectomy for and her AHI went from 66 to 3), the likelihood of ge... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
More information: Hoarseness from coughing is common. You can have bronchitis etc. Since it is hurting you to swallow/talk this could be a viral infection. However, ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Yes: The most painful part of the sinus surgery is actually the surgery to the septum Ask your doctor if you are going to have septoplasty (surgery to fix... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Great for you!: Generally occurs for more immunocompromised. Sounds like your immunity is great.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Throat lump: Can you tell me how large is the lump? Is it towards the midline or to the side of the neck? If it is on the side of the neck, it can be a salivary ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Have them checked: Other than your routine (Afrin (oxymetazoline) for 2 days) and blocking the nose for 20 min, you will need to have them checked by ENT to look inside ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Have them checked: Have them checked by ENT to look inside the nose and see what is causing this
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
More info needed: Why are you taking Moxifloxacin? If you have tonsilitis, that would not be the first medication I would give. Also, how long has this been? Do you ha... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Possible hashimoto: I would like more information to be able to assess what is going on. Typically, you will not be able to feel your neck nodules if they are thyroid nod... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Stay propped up: You can use ice on your nose for 24 hours, use afrin for bleeding, nasal saline spray, stay propped up, watch for any complication (as per your doctor... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
NO: Absolutely not. I do not recommned any chemicals to treat a sore throat. Have you tried over the counter lozenges? If you have not, you can try warm ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Reflux?: Can you tell me what you mean by from your neck? Do you feel a lump? Sometime in people who have reflux, they can have a bad reflux that can reach yo... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Definite-imaging: If you want a definitive answer then you would want to have imaging. However, not all traumas will need that. I am wondering why you are concerned abo... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Could be: I would say this could be tumor, but there is something called cluster headache which occurs more in males than females and can cause red eye and nasa... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Difficult!: It is very difficult to get rid of this problem. Where is y our hyperpigmentation? I can only answer on the face... Is your hyperpigmentation from dia... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Allergies: usually allergies, but can also occur during an infection, and acid reflux, other causes
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
What eye problems?: I was not able to see what eye problems you have. Well, sinus surgery is risky to the eye and brain, lacrimal duct and smell. What eye problem do y... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Need ED: You need to go to the ED. Severe bleeding from the nose or posterior bleeding goes to the back of the throat. They will pack the nose for her. They ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Chaaban is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Chaaban is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! Hi I rang nhs direct and I have a devated septum she says its the cau
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you very much. We were starting to panic.
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Thnk u vry much! Swollen fr 2 yrs.no othr symptms.no antibiotics used.

Education & Training

Residency

University of Chicago Hospitals
Completed 2011

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