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Ent vs private audiologists?

Ent vs private audiologists?

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 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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Why do we need audiologists if we have ENT doctors?

Ask an ENT: Audiologists do the test, but the ear, nose and throat physician makes the diagnosis and treatment plan. See also:

www. Richmondhearingaids. Net. ...Read more

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I need hearing aids. Do I see ENT or audiologist?

I need hearing aids. Do I see ENT or audiologist?

Both actually: Most ENT work with audiology to assure a complete assessment of one's hearing. Obviously, you'll need a thorough hearing evaluation (from audiologist) but you'll also need an assessment of your ear anatomy and physiology to understand the reasons for hearing loss. ...Read more

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Hearing aids question -- do I see audiologist or ent?

Hearing aids question -- do I see audiologist or ent?

ENT: Recommend seeing an ENT first to rule out certain disorders associated with hearing loss. Then the audiologist. ...Read more

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Ent and audiologist say ears are fine but I can't clear them when I fly. Worse on descent. Ent says tmj. Can TMJ cause ears to block when flying?

Ent and audiologist say ears are fine but I can't clear them when I fly. Worse on descent. Ent says tmj. Can TMJ cause ears to block when flying?

Unlikely TMJ: Ear symptoms can occur with TMJ problems, but the blocked ears with flying is eustachan tube dysfunction. Get another ENT opinion. ...Read more

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I am having ear pain. Been to ent, was told I had a retracted ear drum. Went to audiologist, test wast normal. Could it be polatous or a tumor?

I am having ear pain. Been to ent, was told I had a retracted ear drum. Went to audiologist, test wast normal. Could it be polatous or a tumor?

Ear pain: Follow-up with ENT about the retracted eat drum and what to do to correct it. I am assumiing ENT looked at your ear and did not see another abnormality like a tumor or anything else. ...Read more

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Occasional vertigo persists despite brain MRI/GP, ENT, audiologist, neuro exams. Can a sinus issue be the cause? I've never had a sinus x-ray.

Occasional vertigo persists despite brain MRI/GP, ENT, audiologist, neuro exams. Can a sinus issue be the cause? I've never had a sinus x-ray.

Vertigo: If your MRI is negative and your ENT found no vestibular pathology to explain your symptoms then the next step is a neurology consult for CNS pathology. If it's really lightheaded ness and not actual vertigo you need cardiovascular evaluation as well as review of your prescribed or recreational drugs and social activities. No use for sinus x- Rays. ...Read more

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I' m looking for an ENT in ventura ca?

Use www. Entnet. Org: You can check the www site of the american academy of otolaryngology:

www. Entnet. Org

this is the main specialty association for ENT doctors in the usa. There is a search function on the site that will give you academy members in your area. ...Read more

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Ent ongology in voorhees n.J.?

Ent ongology in voorhees n.J.?

Website: Go to entnet. Org to search directory. ...Read more

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Should I see an ENT about my soft voice?

Optional: Your description is a bit vague but, if your voice isn't meeting your work and social obligations/desires, come on in and see a laryngologist who can look at your voice and evaluate you. We want to make sure you can confidently and comfortably use your voice. ...Read more

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Anyone familar with solitary mastocytoma treat, ent?

Anyone familar with solitary mastocytoma treat, ent?

Yes: Mastocytoma is a solid mast cell tumor. It is rare. Solitary mastocytomas usually appear within the first 3 months of life and spontaneous involution is frequently observed. They may rarely appear in adulthood. Surgical excision offers a rapid, relatively simple and effective mode of treatment. Where is the location? ...Read more

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Is it normal to have tounge pain after an ENT examination?

Unlikely: The ENT examination is non-invasive procedure. See your PCP for tongue pain evaluation (e.g. Thyroid health, burning tongue, etc). Take care. ...Read more

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What should I expect from a ent appt for non-flexible eardrums?

What should I expect from a ent appt for non-flexible eardrums?

ENT: The ENT is best qualified to evaluate your eardrums. He or she will assess your drums to see if fluid or sometimes you might have had infection calcifying the drum. He or she may set up specific testing to see how your hearing is doing or anatomical image. ...Read more

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What could I do to make an appointment to see a ENT specialist?

What could I do to make an appointment to see a ENT specialist?

ENT: I would consult directly with your family physician. He or she may have particular ENT specialists that they work with. Your physician's office may be able to assist with arranging for session with one of those otolaryngologists. ...Read more

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What does piriforms are blanched out and somewhat edematous mean on ENT exam?

Voice box: A part of the larynx, voice box, pyriform sinus, on either side. Those areas were pale and somewhat swollen. In isolation it does not mean much. It could be due to allergy, anemia or a reaction to medication. It would be prudent to discuss the finding with your doctor who has more information about your health. ...Read more

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What is the difference between the flexible endoscopy and rigid endoscopy that the ENT uses?

Bends or not: Rigid endoscopy used by ENT and other end Proctologist - only goes down 20cm or so. Flexible- is fiber optic scope, can get better angle and view, also used for looking inside nose, lungs, colon, and stomach. They come in different sizes. ...Read more

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What dr or drs do I see for osler weber rendu syndrome. My ENT dr. Was not very helpful. Thanks.?

Osler Weber Rendu: Owr syndrome is an hereditary problem that causes multiple blood vessel growths called telangectasias. These cause bleeding problems, especially frequent nose bleeds. There is usually a family history of hereditary hemorrhagic telangectasias (hht). Most ENT dr.'s have some experience with this problem but may have exposure to only a few patients. Most academic centers will have hht clinics. ...Read more

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Do you know of any ENT doctors in the seattle area that practice with your same holistic philosophy?

Do you know of any ENT doctors in the seattle area that practice with your same holistic philosophy?

No: That doesn't mean that there are none in seattle, simply that I don't know them. There are, as far as I know, only two ENT docs in the country who have gone through the training and passed the exam for certification by the american board of integrative holistic medicine - me, and dr. Rob ivker. You may contact the abihm with your inquiry: http://www. Abihm. Org/search-doctors. ...Read more

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Should I see an audiologist or an otolaryngologist to check my hearing to see if I have some problem?

Audiologist: Audiologists do a much more complete exam and can isolate the specific abnormality with hearing, which is helpful to an ENT physician in terms of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Have all symptoms to menieres diease. But I've been tested by ENT and its not menieres. What could it be?

It can still be: Meniere's disease is a paroxysmal, positional transient vertigo similar to benign positional vertigo but accompanied by episodic deafness, ringing in ears, or stuffiness ofone ear. If there is deafnees it affect low tones. Lesions in brain stem do not produce episodic symptoms. Get a good audiometric study (pure tones and speech) and a brain stem evoked potential test. It can still be meniere's. ...Read more

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I am international visiting USA, I have basic insurance. What is the approx. Cost of seeing an ENT specialist?

I am international visiting USA, I have basic insurance. What is the approx. Cost of seeing an ENT specialist?

No standard exists,: Shop internet for ENT physician ratings/comments from clients who have seen them, organize concerns in writing prior to visit, bargan. Remember: the physician is offering their time/expertise for pay. Respect/appreciate as appropriate yet politely ovoid overpay up front. Insurance powerfully drives $ ↑: people believe "covered" & any cost + added complexity/insurance Co. Delays/avoiding paying. ...Read more

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Do you happen to know any ENT in the dallas area who takes the same kind of hollistic approach? Or if you share your e-mail.

Sorry, I don't: Consider contacting the american board of integrative holistic medicine (abihm) through their website, www. Abihm. Org, for a referral to a holistic ent. There aren't many of us. ...Read more

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I have to see a ENT dr cause I have high fevers this been going on for 3 weeks want to know what a ENT dr will do when I go there?

FEVER: What is the cause of your fever? why do you need to see an ENT? Did your doctor diagnose you with ear, sinus or throat infection? Do you have a neck mass? We have no idea why you are seeing ENT to anticipate what kind of evaluation you are going to have. There is nothing to be worried about. It will be an office exam and I'm sure you will be told what to expect at the visit. ...Read more

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Ent told I will have a sinus infec everyday til I clean up structural abnorm (dev sep, hyp turb, cb). Is that true? Should infec be clear before surg?

Ent told I will have a sinus infec everyday til I clean up structural abnorm (dev sep, hyp turb, cb). Is that true? Should infec be clear before surg?

Sinus surgery: Sinus surgery is for patients who have chronic sinusitis. Have you received maximal medical therapy? Have you had any courses of antibiotics for your sinusitis? ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Audiologists (Definition)

Audiologists are healthcare professionals that provide testing and ...Read more