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What Is The Difference Between An Otorhinolaryngologist And An Otolaryngologist
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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?
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 moreSee 10 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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