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Published on: Apr 23, 2020

What is a Torn Earlobe?

A torn or split earlobe is a fairly common complication of ear piercing. Splits and tears go from the piercing site to the inferior edge of the earlobe. The condition results from constant pulling, traction, weight, and trauma engendered by heavy earrings.

Published on: Apr 21, 2020

Tools for Balloon Sinuplasty

Avoid blowing your nose for 24 hours after the procedure and then, after that, gently blow your nose as needed. No strenuous exercise on the day you have the procedure. Do not use vitamin E, fish oil or aspirin products for two weeks after the procedure.

Published on: Apr 21, 2020

Example Salivary Gland issues

The most common problems in the salivary gland occur when the ducts become blocked and saliva cannot drain. Causes include dehydration, smoking and exposure to radiation. Most salivary tumors are noncancerous, and small blockages may pass without treatment.

Published on: Apr 25, 2020

The Larynx: voicebox

Patients with hoarseness may have laryngitis or a laryngeal rumor. The larynx must be inspected with a laryngoscope and appropriate treatment instituted.

Published on: Apr 26, 2020

Corona Virus Update

This is an instruction video for patients with ENT-Head and Neck conditions to make them aware of the current impact of Covid 19 in their situation.

Published on: Apr 26, 2020

Salivary Gland Issues: Parotid Gland

Parotid diseases include infections or inflammation which must be distinguished from benign or malignant tumors.

Published on: Apr 26, 2020

Neck Masses

Patients with neck masses must be evaluated by a head and neck surgeon because while many are innocuous, a significant number may represent a malignant process and warrant testing and treatment.

Published on: Apr 26, 2020

Sinus Issues

This is a discussion of common nasal and sinus issues. Typically, patients with these problems present with nasal obstruction, congestion, facial pain and pressure and foul discharge.

Published on: Apr 26, 2020

Scalp Masses

Scalp masses are usually bumps under the surface of the scalp which are irritated by brushing or combing. The can be removed in the office under local anesthesia.

 

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