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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Head And Neck Surgery (Overview)

Head and neck surgery is a field of study in which a person works with medical and surgical issues of the face, ears, nose, mouth, throat, and neck. Issues include cancers, trauma, infections, allergies, etc


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I have various symptoms to do with my head and neck.

I have various symptoms to do with my head and neck.

More details: Please more specific details like what these symptoms are, severity, duration, anything that you think will help the docs help you. Feel free to repost. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
184 doctors shared insights

Head And Neck Surgery (Overview)

Head and neck surgery is a field of study in which a person works with medical and surgical issues of the face, ears, nose, mouth, throat, and neck. Issues include cancers, trauma, infections, allergies, etc


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What is the definition or description of: ENT and head and neck surgery?

What is the definition or description of: ENT and head and neck surgery?

ENT & Head and Neck: 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 sinus disorders, sleep apnea. ...Read more

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Dr. Otto Placik Dr. Placik
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Head and neck surgery (Tip)

Surgery may be the best remedy for you but rehab is key. ...See more

Dr. Joshua Batt Dr. Batt
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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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I am post head and neck surgery and radiation for SCC of my upper jaw and palate. My CT shows Otomastoid opacification on that side. How is that treat?

I am post head and neck surgery and radiation for SCC of my upper jaw and palate. My CT shows Otomastoid opacification on that side. How is that treat?

Depends on cause.: We have to know your symptoms & look at the CT scan (often examine ears as well) to come to a diagnosis. You've described the CT appearance (darkened mastoid cells) but the CAUSE was not mentioned. Is it an infection? Treat it with antibiotics. Is it from an allergic reaction? Treat with antihistamines. Is it from radiation? Hyperbaric oxygen is only known treatment for late effects of radiation. ...Read more

Dr. Ryan Phasouk Dr. Phasouk
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Head and neck surgery (Tip)

The key to healing, from a major surgery, is great nutrition. ...See more

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Horners syndrome stage 3 fr surgeon severing symphatic nerve during neck surgery don't sweat on rt side pittosis miosis any hope 4 a normal face again?

Horners syndrome stage 3 fr surgeon severing symphatic nerve during neck surgery don't sweat on rt side pittosis miosis any hope 4 a normal face again?

Unsure: If they completely severed the trunk, then unlikely that you will have a good recovery. If things do not recover, cosmetics can be helpful. There are cosmetic surgeries to consider for ptosis, as well, if the miosis if really bothersome, color contact lenses can hide this. ...Read more

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Besides surgery, how else are head and neck cancers treated?

Besides surgery, how else are head and neck cancers treated?

Chemo, Radiation: Besides surgery, radiation and chemotherapy are typically used. Radiation is used in both early as well advanced cancers while chemotherapy is used in advanced cancers and those cases where the cancer has recurred. ...Read more

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Dr. Zahid Niazi Dr. Niazi
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Head and neck surgery (Tip)

Move it, move it - post surgery/injury. Best outcome. ...See more

Head And Neck Surgeon (Definition)

This is a surgeon who is competent to perform surgery in the head and neck region. Any disease in this area is treated by this surgeon. Before the otolaryngologist - head and neck surgeon (ent), general surgeons were the classic head and neck surgeon. With the specialization of each surgical field, surgeons now concentrate on specific areas of the body. Ents are best ...Read more


Dr. Edward Hellman
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Neck Surgery (Definition)

Neck surgery entails an operation on any of the tissues of the neck including skin, muscles, blood vessels, esophagus, larynx, trachea, ...Read more