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Is it normal to have bad neck/head pain while trying to sleep days after having laparoscopic surgery for a ruptured cyst?

Is it normal to have bad neck/head pain while trying to sleep days after having laparoscopic surgery for a ruptured cyst?

Sometimes: If you are having incisional pain, without intending to do so you may be assuming an unusual head/neck position while you sleep which can contribute to your symptoms. ...Read more

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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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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Can Ear Nose and Throat specialists treat thyroid disorders or cancer? And can a thyroid specialist also treat thyroid problems?

Can Ear Nose and Throat specialists treat thyroid disorders or cancer?  And can a thyroid specialist also treat thyroid problems?

Yes and no: The person to treat thyroid cancer is a head and neck surgeon. If an ENT physician is trained to do radical H&N surgery especially if the lesion is metastatic to nodes or invades jugular and laryngeal cartilage then he should be able to do the surgery. Many ENT practices do not offer enough experience for handling the more difficult surgery. As for a thyroid specialist most are endocrinologists ...Read more

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Follic lesions on thyroids i was recently diagnosed with 2 follicular lesions. One on each tyroid. One about 1cm in size and the other about 3cm in size. The first ENT (ears nose throat) dr said surgery but can wait. And get check ups.The second ENT sugge

Follic lesions on thyroids i was recently diagnosed with 2 follicular lesions. One on each tyroid. One about 1cm in size and the other about 3cm in size. The first ENT (ears nose throat) dr said surgery but can wait. And get check ups.The second ENT sugge

Follicular : Follicular nodules that are read as indeterminate by the pathologist have an approximately 25% chance of being cancer, and surgical removal is the only sure way to find out if it is indeed a cancer. If you don't want surgery, then very careful follow-up with regular ultrasound exams to look for growth of the nodule or development of abnormal lymph nodes in the area would be an option, with the understanding that if the nodule did grow or abnormal lymph nodes developed then surgery would be necessary. ...Read more

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Nose issue i was in the ears, nose and throat doctor that i had never seen before. She noticed that my right nasal passage is partially blocked by tissue. This is due to a broken nose in second grade that i had surgery for. I've grown up with this prob

Nose issue i was in the ears, nose and throat doctor that i had never seen before.  She noticed that my right nasal passage is partially blocked by tissue.  This is due to a broken nose in second grade that i had surgery for.  I've grown up with this prob

It : It sounds like you have narrowing of the right nasal airway due to your prior injury. This isn't something you have to have fixed if it doesn't bother you. The main concern would be if a separate mass was seen growing in the nose. You could always get a second opinion from a different ENT doctor to see what your options are. ...Read more

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My son had heart surgery a month ago today he.Woke up with stuffy.Nose sore throat and ear ach?

My son had heart surgery a month ago today he.Woke up with stuffy.Nose sore throat and ear ach?

The odds are ...: That he has an upper respiratory infection +/- otitis media (ear infection). He should see his primary care physician. It probably has nothing to do with his heart surgery 1 month ago, but it would be a good idea for his doc to check him. ...Read more

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Had a MRI now my doctor is recommending i see a ear nose n throat specialist y could this be?

Had a MRI now my doctor is recommending i see a ear nose n throat specialist y could this be?

Several issues: Mr of brain can visualize paranasal sinuses in field of view. If fluid, polyps, infection or cysts are noted then ENT specialist would be in order. Mastoid disease can sometimes also be seen. You should ask your doctor why being referred. ...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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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

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

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

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. Barry Rosen
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Laparoscopic Surgery (Definition)

Laparoscopy is a form of less invasive abdominal or pelvic surgery that uses instruments placed inside ...Read more