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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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My allergy specialist and my Otolaryngology doctor seem to disagree on whether I have SJS. I just had a mouth biopsy done will this test for SJS?
If you are talking: About Sjogren's Syndrome auto immune disease (SJS is not a accepted abrv) Yes minor salivary glands in the biopsy will show the infiltration of lymphocytes quicker answer and is a minor procedure. If your talking some thing else sorry. ...Read more
Generally how much would it cost for a procedure on ankyloglossia on a newborn in the otolaryngology office?
Depends: Most insurers will cover this to $200-$400 depending on the region of the country and who/when it is done. I noticed an increased need over the past decade for some reason. Some insurers considered this as not covered well care and stick parents with a big co-pay or self pay. It is best to find out from your insurer and or the doc involved. ...Read more