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Ent Vs Audiologist
Ask an ENT: Audiologists do the test, but if the test is not perfect, see an otolaryngologist - an ear, nose and throat physician. An ENT physician can do both .See also: http://www.Richmondent.Com/ear-nose-throat/ears-hearing.Php and www.Richmondhearingaids.Net. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
YES: In addition to evaluation of the ear by ENT, it is recommended that you see a vascular surgeon for screening for arterial disease in the carotid artery. Artery pathology within the carotid artery, such as stenosis or dissection, can lead to an abnormal noise in the neck (near the ear) called a "bruit" that occurs with each hearbeat. Carotid diseas can present with pulsatile tinnitis so check it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes They Can And Do: ENT Doctors and even Family Physicians can diagnose and treat Vestibular Migraine Actually many patients with Vestibular Headache present with Vertigo,Hearing Difficulty&Tinnitus and may not all have classical sign of throbbing headache. Some will have headaches before or after vestibular symptoms but there are others who rarely experience migraine headache Most have Tinnitus,nausea balancing diff ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: An audiologist is a specialist who cannot only interpret the testing, but make recommendations on further testing to determine if and what type of treatment might be necessary. ...Read more
3 months post-septoplasty there are still difficulties breathing. Should we consult a plastic surgeon or an ENT doctor?
ENT doctor: First, you should consult the doctor who performed your surgery. Many times at this early stage, simply intranasal steroids are helpful. If you are not satisfied with their answer, it may be prudent to seek the advice of an ent, as they are more appropriately trained in complex breathing issues regarding the nose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not likely.: See an otologist or neurotologist, sub-specialists in ent. ...Read more
Ent consultation or allergist for chronic allergy/enlarged turbinates. Each has different opinions. Diagnosis after allergy tests, allergic rhnitis.
Expert! Please reply: You have seen experts so far w/out success, but they are still experts. My inexpert advice as co-sufferer follows: learn self-management skills including meditation, breathing exercises, best personal dietary & activity routines, consider modifying living situation (then re-consider). Plan activities to take advantage of your best cirumnstances & surroundings. If allergy shots & pills help, good! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4 ear infections this yr, 6 mo ear pain, abx not helpful. Ear surgery an option, in combination w/revision tonsillectomy? Seeing ENT Wed.
Keep ENT appt: Your ENT appointment will clear this question up for you! Since that doctor will be able to actually examine you and better knows your history they will be in the best position to discuss options. Yes, sometimes surgical intervention is beneficial but that is dependent on your history and exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Both: The national institute of health has recommended that acoustic neuroma patients be treated by a team of physicians including ENT and neurosurgery, because patient outcomes were better than when just one specialty was involved. Frequently both physicians will be involved with the surgery, depending on the chosen surgical approach. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
W/O seeing an ENT or visiting an oral surgeon, is there a way to establish a 3rd molar impaction as *the* cause of "pulsatile" same-sided tinnitus?
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Easily done: Hopefully you have internet access. You can find a local ENT to chat with by "googling" that specialty and your town or a nearby larger town. You can also find links to the american academy of otolaryngology and use their chat line or information line to get information and contacts. ...Read more
What are the advantages/disadvantages of an ENT specialist as compared to seeing a nose plastic surgeon?
Both ENT & plastic: Surgeons are well versed in treating the nose, although ps tend to deal more with the cosmetic, and ENT tend to deal more with the functional airway issues. But that's not a hard and fast rule. Better to focus on the individual doctor, and his/her results. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers