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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
Tests: If the problem is hearing, we order a hearing test. If the problem is balance, there is an array of vestibular testing that we can order (vng or eng). These test can test if your balance disorder is due to your vestibular system or is it related to something else related to your brain. Also it can tell is which side you are the problem is on. ...Read more
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
Not likely.: See an otologist or neurotologist, sub-specialists in ent. ...Read more
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
Nose job: A maxilofacial surgeron should be able to perform a "nose job" - but they tend to do more reconstructive work. If you have questions about a specific surgeon - call the office and ask. With regards to plastic surgery - definately get at least two opinions and prices before proceeding. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
CT, ENT exam, tymp test, &audiogrm normal: Cause of ear fullness & muffled hearing? Hard to hear myself singing mid-range/using facial resonators.
Eustachian tube dyfx: you are likely suffering from Eustachian tube dysfunction. The Eustachian tube lies between the middle ear space and the back of the nose. You can check this tube by holding your nose and blowing hard. Your ears should pop. This may help the fullness feeling in the ears. If it helps, do this at least 30 or 40 times a day. If your ears do not pop, you may need a nasal steroid. Good luck! ...Read more
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
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
YES: An ENT surgeon would be a Doctor who works on these areas and types of conditions. ...Read more
Physician profile pages on healthtap have medical specialties next to the word "board certified, " such as "pulmonology, board certified." this means?
Member of guild. : Board certification in a specialty is much like a trade guild. Examinations are taken regularly, regular class work is required, and a certain ongoing level of competence is implied. Among other things, board-certification almost always requires specialized residency training that follows medical school. Sometimes additional fellowship training is required for medical or surgical specialities. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers