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Otolaryngologists Ear Nose Throat Specialists
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 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
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
Cartilage damage: Damaged cartilage of the ear creates the appearance of a cauliflower ear which can be repaired in some cases by removing certain components of the irregularly shaped cartilage to restore the natural contour of the ear. In severe cases, grafting cartilage from the other ear, nasal septum, or rib cage can provide additional material for an advanced reconstruction. ...Read more
Lots of options: We are the specialists in the nose ; sinuses. First, we work with you to find the basis of your sinus problems- allergy, anatomy or other medical condition. Once that's determined, a medication regimen can be recommended. If there's an obvious anatomic issue or you fail aggressive medical therapy, surgery then comes into play. Meet with an ENT to discuss your personalized treatment options. ...Read more
Otolaryngologist: An otolyaryngologist would obtain a medical history and a physical exam. Radiographic studies may be done and a scope may be placed up the nose to visualize the sinus etc. The doctor will develop a treatment plan depending on the findings of the evaluation. ...Read more
Give yourelief...: I can speak personally as a former chronic sinus patient. The ENT worked with me on various medical therapies, but when that wasn't working, he did surgery to open the sinuses and clean things out. If i had known earlier how much better i would feel after that was done, i would have done it years earlier. Get their opinion on what is best for your individual situation. ...Read more
Who is best: You have to ask other patients. Also, you should ask your primary doctor. ...Read more
I'm going to see an ear, nose, and, throat specialist plus he's a thyroid specialist. Will he be able to help me with the thyroid cyst?
I feel it's hard to get a referral to specialist doctors like GI or ear-nose-throat when you have medicaid. Any advice? Maybe exaggerate the symptoms?
Medicaid: Unfortunately, most private practitioners do not take medicaid but academic centers usually do. Would go to an academic institution near your home if you can. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm on a journey to lose a lot of weight to rid my apnea so i can join marines, what doctor should I see? General? Ears nose throat? Sleep 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
I'm booked in to see an ear nose and throat specialist for what they think is ménière's disease what are some of the tests involved in diagnosis ?
Hearing and balance : Méni?re's disease is a disorder of the inner ear characterized by recurrent vertigo, fluctuating hearing loss, tinnitus (noise in the ear) and ear pressure. Your history will be the most important part of securing the diagnosis. A hearing test and possibly tests to evaluate your balance system will supplement the information provided by your history. There is no single test to diagnose menieres. ...Read more
Have obtuse feeling in my left ear for almost a year now.Audiogramm showed no hearing loss. Ear nose throat specialist have no idea.
Obtuse feeling ear.: I have no idea what an "obtuse" feeling is for you. Please describe in more detail. ...Read more
My ear/nose/throath specialist said I have a slightly deviated septum and my tonsils are a bit to big. What can be done? And why do I get headaches?
Large tonsils: Lots of people have a deviated septum. It is frequently not a problem unless you are having trouble sleeping or getting recurrent sinus infections. Large tonsils can also be seen with recurrent throat infections and sleep issues. Tonsillectomy is sometimes suggested depending on a variety of factors that the ENT would discuss with the patient. Headaches can sometimes be related to sinus issues. ...Read more
Varies: Hoarseness or huskiness of the voice is almost always a symptom related to the vocal folds. Therefore an ENT doctor is the correct specialist for you. Diseases that cause a persistent hoarse voice can vary from voice abuse to gerd to cancer. You need to have a laryngoscopy (direct visualization of the vocal folds). The other possibility is the prolonged use of inhaled meds for asthma. ...Read more
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