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Ear nose and throat problems, what to do?

Ear nose and throat problems, what to do?

ENT problems: Problems of the ear, nose and throat can usually be managed by your primary care physician. If the problems are chronic or complicated, he/she may refer you to an otolaryngologist, or ENT doctor, who specializes in this area. ...Read more

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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


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What to do if I have ear, nose and throat problems.?

What to do if I have ear, nose and throat problems.?

ENT problems: Problems of the ears, nose and throat can usually be evaluated and managed by your primary care physician. If the problems are chronic, he/she may refer you to an otolaryngologist, or ENT specialist. ...Read more

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What to do about ear nose and throat problemswhat is it?

What to do about ear nose and throat problemswhat is it?

ENT problems: Problems of the ears, nose and throat can usually be evaluated and managed by your primary care physician. If the problems are chronic, he/she may refer you to an otolaryngologist, or ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Itchy ears nose and throat?

Itchy ears nose and throat?

?allergies: May have allergies. Try over the counter, non-sedating meds (claritin/loratadine) as one example and if it persists, see a dr. ...Read more

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What doctor checks ears , nose and throat?

What doctor checks ears , nose and throat?

ENT: Most doctors will check these for you. A primary care doc sees a lot of ears, noses and throats, but the person who specializes in that ares is an ear nose and throat doctor. Commonly called ENT for short or otolaryngologist on more formal occasions. ...Read more

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What does an ear, nose and throat specialist do?

What does an ear, nose and throat specialist do?

Medicine/surgery: We are both the medical and surgical doctors for all ages of patients who have any problems with the ears and balance, the nose and sinuses, the throat and swallowing. Also for people with difficulty communicating/hearing/ or suffering from a deformity or tumor of the head and neck, excluding the eyes and brain (although we do get pretty close to both those structures). ...Read more

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Should I see an ear nose and throat dr to be tested for Oral HPV?

Should I see an ear nose and throat dr to be tested for Oral HPV?

No need: Oral HPV testing is not recommended if there are no symptoms to suggest oral infection, e.g. oral warts or if a doctor or dentist sees an abnormality that suggests HPV. Despite media attention, oral cancer due to HPV remains uncommon. There is no treatment for asymptomatic oral HPV, and therefore is not known to reduce the risk of cancer. All true even for people who frequently perform oral sex. ...Read more

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How can you go about making an appointment to see a ear nose and throat specialist?

Otholaryngologist: I suggest discussing this with your personal physician. He or she may recommend a particular otolaryngologist and assist with hooking you up. Take care. ...Read more

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I'm booked in to see an ear nose and throat specialist for what they think is ménière's disease what are some of the tests involved in diagnosis ?

I'm booked in to see an ear nose and throat specialist for what they think is ménière's disease what are some of the tests involved in diagnosis ?

Hearing and balance : Méni?re's disease is a disorder of the inner ear characterized by recurrent vertigo, fluctuating hearing loss, tinnitus (noise in the ear) and ear pressure. Your history will be the most important part of securing the diagnosis. A hearing test and possibly tests to evaluate your balance system will supplement the information provided by your history. There is no single test to diagnose menieres. ...Read more

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When should I see an ear nose and throat doctor?

When should I see an ear nose and throat doctor?

ENT symptoms: When you have ear, nose, or throat symptoms that you are concerned about, you should see your regular doctor and/or an ENT specialist. Many issues can be handled by your regular doctor but ENT specialists can help with the more complex and/or persistent symptoms. ...Read more

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Itchy ears, nose and throat. Itching in the ears is the worst and is almost unbearable.

Itchy ears, nose and throat.  Itching in the ears is the worst and is almost unbearable.

Pruritis: You may be experiencing an allergic reaction. You may try OTC anti-histamine such as Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) Claritin or Zyrtec to see if you can achieve relief.If not, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is wearing earplugs every night when sleeping harmful in the long term to ears, nose, or throat?

Is wearing earplugs every night when sleeping harmful in the long term to ears, nose, or throat?

Ear plugs: Should not be an issue unless there is a significant other in the bed disturbing your sleep. If there is a partner causing the need for earplugs carefully recommend a doctor's visit. ...Read more

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

Give yourelief...: I can speak personally as a former chronic sinus patient. The ENT worked with me on various medical therapies, but when that wasn't working, he did surgery to open the sinuses and clean things out. If i had known earlier how much better i would feel after that was done, i would have done it years earlier. Get their opinion on what is best for your individual situation. ...Read more

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Excessively itchy ears nose and throat with a dry gagging cough cough triggered by normal breathing ?

Excessively itchy ears nose and throat with a dry gagging cough cough triggered by normal breathing ?

See below: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. What you described is suggestive of allergy. Depending on the cause of your allergy, it is likely that an effective treatment is available. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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How much does it cost to go to an ear nose and throat doctor, and what is a pressure test, does it hurt?

Pressure test: You may be referring to tympanometry which tests mobility of ear drum and eustacian tube dysfuction and middle ear fluid, or a fistula test which evaluates if change in outer ear pressure causes vertigo or nystagmous to assess for Meniere's ds or endolymphatic hydropsy. Cost for ENT visit depends on many factors not the least of which are your geography and the chief complaint. The tests dont hurt ...Read more

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I'm going to see an ear, nose, and, throat specialist plus he's a thyroid specialist. Will he be able to help me with the thyroid cyst?

I'm going to see an ear, nose, and, throat specialist plus he's a thyroid specialist. Will he be able to help me with the thyroid cyst?

Yes: Otolaryngologists ( ENT Surgeons ) are trained to take care of thyroid problems and its surgery , will evaluate the nature of it , if indicated will do FNA ( needle biopsy ) most of them are equipped to do this in the office. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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