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What Is The Difference Between An Otorhinolaryngologist And An Otolaryngologist
Ent, ear nose and throat, otorhinolaryngologist
--if you remove the nose , rhino is left out. ...Read more
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
Hearing verses ENT: Audiologist tests hearing and dispenses hearing aids. Otolaryngologist is a surgeon who treats disorders of the ear, nose, and throat. ...Read more
ENT: An otolaryngologist is what is more commonly known to the public as an ent. Otolaryngologists are head and neck surgeons and are specialized in medical and surgical treatment of ear problems, sinus disease, sleep disorders, facial plastic surgery, head and neck cancer, voice and throat problems, and pediatric problems of the head and neck. ...Read more
Head and neck disorders: Otolaryngologists, also known as ENT (ear, nose, and throat) Surgeons or Head and Neck Surgeons, provide both medical and surgical care for issues involving the head and neck, EXCEPT eyes, brain/spinal cord, and vertebrae. For example, we treat disorders of the ears/hearing, nose, throat, thyroid/parathyroid, voice box (larynx), sinuses, mouth, face, salivary glands, and head and neck cancers. ...Read more
H.E.E.N.T. exam: This can vary greatly depending on symptoms. In general, otolaryngologists focus on the heent (head, eyes, ears, nose, throat) exam, and can often perform specialized in-office exams such as: microscopic otologic exam (detailed ear exam & wax removal), flexible nasopharyngoscopy (fiberoptic nose and throat exam), video stroboscopy (vocal cords exam), or rigid rhinoscopy (exam of nasal passages). ...Read more
See an OFP for TMJ: See an orofacial pain specialist for evaluation, CT and treatment. They are the experts in facial pain, headaches and TMJ. You need a professional care to avoid future complications. TMJ is a manageable condition. Take care. ...Read more
Not usually: Very different trainingGet a more detailed answer ›
Syndr vertiginosum, tinitis spondyloarthrosis. Neurologist prescribed me Betaserc, but otolaryngologist has added cinnarizine? Should ibtake both?
Need more info: Not knowing your medical history the best person to give you an accurate answer to your question is your otolaryngologist. ...Read more
Should I see an audiologist or an otolaryngologist to check my hearing to see if I have some problem?
Audiologist: Audiologists do a much more complete exam and can isolate the specific abnormality with hearing, which is helpful to an ENT physician in terms of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Rhinoplasty surgeons: Both ENT surgeons and plastic surgeons are well-trained in rhinoplasty. You should pick the surgeon who has extensive experience with this area, as there are surgeons in both fields who restrict themselves to reconstructive work only, cosmetic work only, or both. Ask to see before and after photos to make sure that you and your surgeon have the same aesthetic ideal in mind. Good luck! ...Read more
Maybe: All ENT doctore have training in rhinoplasty (nose job) as residents. However, some ENT doctor focus on that area and some do extra training in facial and cosmetic surgery. Best to ask your doctor what their experience is in rhinoplasty, and choose a doctor that does the procedure on a regular business. In almost all surgical specialties, the more frequently you perform a procedure the better th. ...Read more
Talk and examine: Surprisingly, there can be many different causes for a chronic sore throat (tonsillitis, post-nasal drip, reflux, allergies, etc). Your otolaryngologist will talk with you in great detail to understand your symptoms. Based on that conversation he will perform a complete head and neck examination to determine the cause of your chronic sore throat. ...Read more
Saw an otolaryngologist bc of my ear buzzing and neck discomfort. He can't find anything told me to check in 6 mo. Can I ask for an MRI before that?
What can I do if my otolaryngologist wont do anymore surgery to my nose should I see a plastic surgeon?
Nose expectations: Why won't your ENT doctor do anymore surgery? And what are you trying to achieve with more surgery? If you really have obvious deformities, other doctors will have no reservations in accepting you (provided they have the skills to achieve what you expect) but you must find a doctor with great experience in noses since yours has been operated on. ...Read more
Hi. I believe I have a collapsed nostril. Do I first have to meet with a GP to get a referral to a otolaryngologist or can I just go straight to the specialist?
Do thyroid specialists and otolaryngologists treat hyperthyroidism and thyroid cysts. Can they perform surgery if needed?
Daily headache.MRI showed bilateral mucous retention cysts or polyps within the maxillary sinuses. could this be cause? worth seeing otolaryngologist?
See oral surgeon:
the polyps you reference probably can cause sinus congestion and sinus pressure. These should be removed by an oral and maxillfacial sx to allow beter
breathing and less pressure which may be leading to your head aches. ...Read more
I feel something is in my throat, and the air get stuck when i exhale. My CRP level is 16. I need to sleep sideways.Should i go to a otolaryngologist?
It depends: Otolaryngologists usually evaluate and treat patients who have had resistant or recurrent ear infections. They treatment they recommend will be highly dependant on each individual person's history, but may include antibiotics or surgical intervention. ...Read more
Any otolaryngologist: got laryngitis in tokyo then bronchitis. Only thing I had was amox 500. Took 7 days now sore throat 4 days later.?
Lymph nodes less than 1cm in neck otorhinolaryngologist gave me klacid 250 and zinnat 500
My friend is doc abroad and he said no necessary for those ?
Lymphadenopathy: It depends on whether the lymph nodes are symptomatic or not when they're smaller than 1 cm. Persistent (asymptomatic) neck lymphadenopathy is well-described and occurs from repetitive previous infections during childhood leading to hardening of those nodes and if that's the case, ABx aren't needed. ...Read more
I have a pea size (about 0.5 cm)lump in my right side of my neck
I have cold and cough
Which doctor should I see?
Yes: an Otorhinolaryngologist can help, but if you don't have an immediate access to one, your primary doctor can help you too, best wishes ...Read more
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Different targets: There is no question cytotoxic T cells recognize antigen expressed in bacteria and viruses and for the most part keep infections under control. With Tumor systems it appears that cells infiltrating Tumors (TILL cells) don't accomplish much. Here it has been shown that B cells making antibodies release the mAbs to activate tumor destruction by CD16 (NK) cells via ADCC. ...Read more
One has domperidone: Pan D is a capsule containing 40 mg of Pantoprazole 40mg and 30 mg of Domperidone. Pan 40 contains only 40 mg of pantoprazole. Domperidone can help with nausea and vomiting and/or increase gut motility. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domperidone. Pantoprazole can help with, gastritis and esophagitis.by decreasing stomach acid. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pantoprazole ...Read more
Blood types: Blood types are categorized by the antigen (protein) on the red blood cell surface. Both parents contribute to these antigens. If there is none, then the blood type is "OO'. Type A is AO or AA & type B is BO or BB. There is also an AB blood type. Blood types are significant for blood transfusions. For example, if an AA gets BB blood, AA attacks BB, causing a bad transfusion reaction. ...Read more