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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
165 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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Physical rehabilitation (Tip)

Physical rehabilitation

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

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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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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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Physical rehabilitation (Tip)

Physical rehabilitation

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

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Since surgery is a frequently used in treating head and neck cancers, is there a risk of disfigurement?

Since surgery is a frequently used in treating head and neck cancers, is there a risk of disfigurement?

Yes: Yes, significant risk, depending on the area of the cancer. The best way to treat these cancers would be at a major medical center, where cancer resection and reconstruction can often be done during the same procedure. In your area - Stanford Medical Center. ...Read more

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I have FD of left femur (head and neck) approx 1 X 3 inches. 2 pins and bone graft w/ surgery in 2002. Should I have restrictions on lifting?

I have FD of left femur (head and neck) approx 1 X 3 inches. 2 pins and bone graft w/ surgery in 2002. Should I have restrictions on lifting?

Probably not: Your exact repair is not entirely clear from your message however in general only months after repair the bones is as strong or stronger than it was prior, unless you had abnormal healing. You should double check with your orthopedist to find out if they had any such concerns, usually you should also have physical therapy that would have stipulated weight bearing. Be well ...Read more

Dr. Zahid Niazi Dr. Niazi
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Physical rehabilitation (Tip)

Physical rehabilitation

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