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Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders

Otolaryngology (pronounced oh/toe/lair/in/goll/oh/jee) is the oldest medical specialty in the United States. Otolaryngologists are physicians trained in the medical and surgical management and treatment of patients with diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat (ENT), and related structures of the head and neck. They are commonly referred to as ENT physicians.

Their special skills include diagnosing and managing diseases of the sinuses, larynx (voice box), oral cavity, and upper pharynx (mouth and throat), as well as structures of the neck and face. Otola (More)


Understanding Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders

  • Acoustic Neuromas
  • Allergies - When to Treat Yourself, When to See a Doctor
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Ear Infection: The Diseased Middle Ear
  • Eustachian Tube Problems
  • Hearing and Balance
  • Menière's Disease
  • Otosclerosis
  • Ragweed Season Dilemma: Is it a Cold, Allergy or Sinusitis?
  • Sinus Headaches
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  • Ear Crystals
  • Hearing Aids
  • Is There a Treatment or Prevention for Vertigo
  • Laryngitis Need a faster recovery
  • Research into Vocal Reconstruction
  • TMJ questions.
  • Vertigo

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