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Can you get an ENT endoscopy with a stuffed up nose?

Can you get an ENT endoscopy with a stuffed up nose?

Come on in: That's exactly what i do! call your local ENT doctor. See also www.Richmopndsinusandallergy.Com. ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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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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Could TMJ cause persistent blocked nose /nasal congestion (one side, sometimes both, no snot) . Already went to ENT and had mri. Nothing's wrong. No a?

Could TMJ cause persistent blocked nose /nasal congestion (one side, sometimes both, no snot) . Already went to ENT and had mri. Nothing's wrong. No a?

May be different: Although TMJ issues can cause many different symptoms, it's very possible that your upper airway congestion is due to allergy or other non-tmj conditions. Has your primary care practitioner suggested the possibility your congestion could be allergy-related? It is more common for patients with TMJ conditions to complain of ear congestion. Make sure you discuss this with your physician or arnp. ...Read more

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Had a a endoscopy 2YEARS AGO result acid reflux got acid again had ENT up nose down throat all clear will i need a endoscopy or just take medication a?

Reflux med: If you had success with an over the counter acid reducing medication, it is safe to try that for a few weeks before considering any evaluation. Avoid alcohol, caffeine, tobacco, and foods that can worsen reflux to feel better faster. ...Read more

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What causes post nasal drip (constant lump feeling when swallow) & periodic nasal congestion same side, for month. Endoscopy normal, culture negative?

What causes post nasal drip  (constant lump feeling when swallow) & periodic nasal congestion same side, for month. Endoscopy normal, culture negative?

Allergies?: Nasal allergies, septal deviation and chronic sinusitis can cause your symptoms, consult an allergist to identify your triggers and help you with you symptoms. ...Read more

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What can I do as a follow-up for Globus sensations, if I am still experiencing symptoms and ENT found nothing after nasal endoscopy?

Globus: Globus or "lump" sensation is often the result of sinus post nasal drainage and silent reflux. Smoking makes this worse also. Some other causes include Zenker's diverticulum, goiter, stress, neurological disorders. Your otolaryngologist will most likely place a flexible scope through you nose into the throat to assess. Evaluate further with persistent symptoms while treating possible causes. ...Read more

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Ive chronic nasal congestion. My ENT couldnt figure out the problem. The only thing that work is nasal decongestants, but can i use them everyday?

Ive chronic nasal congestion. My ENT couldnt figure out the problem. The only thing that work is nasal decongestants, but can i use them everyday?

Decongestants: Depending the type you are taking and your medical history decongestants can be taken safely. They can be taken everyday as long as you follow the recommended dosages and frequencies. If you have hypertension or cardiovascular disease, you should not take decongestants oral ones. Topical sprays should only be used for colds or sinus infections for 2-4 days then stopped. ...Read more

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I went to ENT and was diagnosed with allergies. Is it common to have a slight headache w/ nasal congestion as a symptom? How long will it last?

I went to ENT and was diagnosed with allergies. Is it common to have a slight headache w/ nasal congestion as a symptom? How long will it last?

Yes, depends: Yes, common allergic symptoms. It will last as long as your are exposed to the causative allergen(s) or you treat the allergy. ...Read more

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Will an MRI of the brain and IAC without contrast show my sinuses? My ENT ordered this exam due to severe nasal congestion and facial pressure.

Will an MRI of the brain and IAC without contrast show my sinuses? My ENT ordered this exam due to severe nasal congestion and facial pressure.

Yes: Paranasal sinuses are usually also seen on MRI of brain. Osseous structures are usually less well seen and better defined on CT. MRI is so sensitive for soft tissue changes that sometimes patient is not symptomatic. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Endoscopy (Definition)

Endoscopy broadly refers to the direct visualization of the intestinal tract by way of a flexible, fiberoptic scope. Generally, the term is used to describe evaluation of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum (upper endoscopy), or the ...Read more


Dr. Phil Zapanta
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Nasal Congestion (Definition)

A blocked nose is the sensation caused by a nasal passage congested with mucus, which can occur during a ...Read more