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Dr. Scott Bateman

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
WY
31 years experience male

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Specialties
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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Allergy

Pediatric Allergy

Licenses

United States: Wyoming

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

8 Answers
4 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Bateman
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Time, Rest, Fluids: Since the common cold is caused by a virus, your body's immune system needs time to fight the infection and get you over the symptoms. You can support your body's immune system with plenty of rest, enough sleep, adequate hydration (drink lots of healthful fluids), and maintaining good and sound nutrition.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Bateman
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
A few weeks: Since it's your uvula that's swollen, and you were cauterized 7 days ago, I'm assuming that you had a tonsillectomy 12 days ago with some bleeding 5 days later. It's not at all uncommon for the uvula to swell up and look like a thumb or grape in the back of the throat. It can often take several weeks for your uvula to return to normal size. After all, it's had a rough couple of weeks!
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Bateman
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Cipro (ciprofloxacin) works: Ciprofloxacin is an antibiotic that is highly effective for outer ear infections when placed topically into the ear canal. It is typically administered multiple times daily for up to 10 days or longer in the affected ear. If your diagnosis was recent, and especially if your symptoms are persistent, you would be well-advised to follow your physician's instructions.

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Nov 27, 2015
This Thanksgiving, I wanted to share my appreciation for all that you do! Thank you, doctor! :)
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you for your response, I have an appointment with a specialist.
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio, TX
Graduated 1990MD

Residency

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Completed 1995
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