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Ear, nose, and throat specialists are the doctors who treat snoring?

Ear, nose, and throat specialists are the doctors who treat snoring?

Sleep Specialist: You could talk to your ent, but you can also talk to your primary care physician about snoring. He/she may refer you to a board certified sleep specialist md to determine if your just have primary snoring, or a more complex problem called sleep apnea. You can then discuss your options for teatment. ...Read more

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Ent And Head And Neck Surgery (Definition)

Also known as otolaryngology, this medical specialty deals with the diagnosis and (medical & surgical) management of diseases of the ears, nose, mouth, throat, neck, sinuses, voice box and face. Some areas of expertise in otolaryngology include voice and swallowing problems, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, allergy, hearing and balance disorders, nasal and ...Read more


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Are asthma specialists lung specialists or allergy specialists?

Are asthma specialists lung specialists or allergy specialists?

Asthma Specialist: Asthma specialist usually are allergist as well. Asthma is mostly allergy induced. Asthma specialist can do allergy test as well. ...Read more

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Neck or throat specialists; right specialist for being always hoarse?

Neck or throat specialists; right specialist for being always hoarse?

Varies: Hoarseness or huskiness of the voice is almost always a symptom related to the vocal folds. Therefore an ENT doctor is the correct specialist for you. Diseases that cause a persistent hoarse voice can vary from voice abuse to gerd to cancer. You need to have a laryngoscopy (direct visualization of the vocal folds). The other possibility is the prolonged use of inhaled meds for asthma. ...Read more

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Can healthtap doctors prescribe antibiotics for strep throat?

Not on public site: You need to read the site information and know the difference between the public information site (this one) and the paid Healthtap prime concierge site. This site does not diagnose or treat anyone for anything.It rovides information on a range of topics. If you find a willing doc on the concierge site, that is licensed in your state,they may agree to provide some services. ...Read more

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Are there pediatric allergists who specialize in dealing with food allergies?

Are there pediatric allergists who specialize in dealing with food allergies?

Yes: All allergists are trained in both pediatric and adult allergy. Aaaai.Org is website that list board certified allergists in us. Be careful of some doctors who misrepresent themselves as allergists -- ask if they are fellowship trained in allergy, how long was the fellowship (2-3years) and are the board certfied by the american board of allergy and immunology. ...Read more

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Ear problem who to see urgent care or ear specialist?

Ear problem who to see urgent care or ear specialist?

It depends BUT: In most cases an urgent care physician can treat your problem. If not, we will help you see an ear specialist as soon as possible. Urgent care physicians can stabilize a disorder of the ear until you can see an ear specialist if needed. ...Read more

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How can ear, nose, throat specialist help someone with chronic sinus problems?

How can ear, nose, throat specialist help someone with chronic sinus problems?

Lots of options: We are the specialists in the nose ; sinuses. First, we work with you to find the basis of your sinus problems- allergy, anatomy or other medical condition. Once that's determined, a medication regimen can be recommended. If there's an obvious anatomic issue or you fail aggressive medical therapy, surgery then comes into play. Meet with an ENT to discuss your personalized treatment options. ...Read more

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Singer with left side: blocked ear, crackling ear, ear ache, swollen lymph under jaw & hoarse. Gp reffered to ENT - 6month wait. Any ideas please?

Singer with left side: blocked ear, crackling ear, ear ache, swollen lymph under jaw & hoarse. Gp reffered to ENT - 6month wait. Any ideas please?

Ear exam: It's unfortunate that a physician cannot or will not examine your ear to see whether it's blocked or the drum is inflamed and/ or infected. In case the eustachian tube in back of the nose is blocked(which would cause pressure to build up in the ear), irrigate your nasal passages with warm salt water and try a decongestant nasal spray for a short time. However, it's best to have an md examine you. ...Read more

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Can ENT doctors diagnose migraine with vertigo?

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Can ENT doctors diagnose migraine with vertigo?

Without doubt: Any doctor can diagnose migraine with vertigo. Ent is the expert in vertigo diagnostic and treatment. However, for migraine is recommended to see an orofacial pain or headache specialist. ...Read more

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Does pulmonologist or primary care prescribe antibiotics for cold, bronchitis, cough, sore throatss, some sinus and ear infection, stomach flu?

Does pulmonologist or primary care  prescribe antibiotics for cold, bronchitis, cough, sore throatss, some sinus and ear infection, stomach flu?

Practice guidelines: Physicians are licensed to prescribe appropriate treatment for conditions which they have been trained to recognize and then encounter during a visit. Some will avoid dealing with issues for which they are not currently up to date. A primary care doc is trained in a broad range of conditions while a specialist focuses on fewer areas. ...Read more

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Need expert advice. What household objects/foods help sore throats?

Need expert advice. What household objects/foods help sore throats?

Tips: Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amt of lemon juice helps. ...Read more

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Can gps prescribe antibiotics for dental pain?

Can gps prescribe antibiotics for dental pain?

Yes: A doctor or dentist can perscribe you antibiotics. However, with dental pain, sometimes it is not an infection causing the problem and in this case, antibiotics will not help you. Best to see a dentist and have the problem properly diagnosed and treated. If you do, you may find no antibiotics are necessary at all. ...Read more

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Are there specialists who deal with patiets who have phobias visiting doctors?

Are there specialists who deal with patiets who have phobias visiting doctors?

Yes: Psychiatrists are the medical doctors who specialize in phobias. Don't worry, they are not like other doctors, they're tools are conversation (not blood draws and x-rays). Psychologists also deal with phobias, and are often less expensive than psychiatrists. ...Read more

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What is an ear, nose, throat specialist do for someone with chronic sinus problems?

What is an ear, nose, throat specialist do for someone with chronic sinus problems?

Otolaryngologist: An otolyaryngologist would obtain a medical history and a physical exam. Radiographic studies may be done and a scope may be placed up the nose to visualize the sinus etc. The doctor will develop a treatment plan depending on the findings of the evaluation. ...Read more

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Who is the best person to diagnose and treat TMJ : ent, TMJ dentist, oral and maxiofacial surgeon or cranial osteopath ?

Who is the best person to diagnose and treat TMJ : ent, TMJ dentist, oral and maxiofacial surgeon or cranial osteopath ?

Depends on the cause: Usually the first person to discuss your symptoms and details with is your dentist. After helping to discern what the root cause of the issue is, then they can help make the appropriate referral (if needed) to someone that can best assist your issue. ...Read more

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Any advice for patients with strep throat?

Any advice for patients with strep throat?

Ancillary help: Yes, assuming you we're tested for strep and you had a positive culture, continue to take your prescribed medication which i assume you we're given you may gargle with a variety of different things.You can take tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen for pain. Soothing things like ice cream and popsicles are also helpful. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what can an ear, nose, & throat specialist do?

I'm curious as to what can an ear, nose, & throat specialist do?

Otolaryngologist: Surgical specialists treating conditions that affect the ear, nose, sinuses, throat, voice, swallowing, balance, etc. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more