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Children are constantly at risk of developing many medical conditions that require immediate attention from a specialist. In the case of ENT problems, how does a parent know when something is severe enough to see a pediatric ENT doctor ? The problem is that a lot of conditions have symptoms that are common in children anyway - like a sore

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Your first appointment with the audiologist is always the scariest, especially if you believe that your hearing is damaged. In truth, though, there’s very little to fear. After all, the audiologist is there to provide support and hopefully restore a sense of normality. Nonetheless, removing the sense of unknowingness can only have a positive impact ahead of your visit. Here’s

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Sleep disorders are associated with bad health, and if left unchecked can lead to severe consequences. Every case is different, so finding out the cause of the disorder requires careful testing by professionals. Santa Cruz E.N.T. studies sleep disorders, finding risks and minimizing their effects. Types of sleep disorders Sleep disorders are high in numbers, so there are categories to

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Getting hearing aids might not be something that you're particularly excited about. In fact, you might be reluctant to wear them, even though you know that they can improve your hearing. Maybe you feel like you're too young to wear hearing aids or you don't like the thought of admitting that you need to use an assistive device. But hearing

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When was the last time you had a hearing test? If it has been years, rather than months, it may be a good idea to get in touch with an audiologist and book a test. You may assume that everything is fine, but if you’ve started to turn up the volume on the TV or the radio or you’re asking

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For many people, a hearing aid fitting can be a daunting prospect. Many people see it as a long appointment that will require a lot of trial and error or talking with their audiologist, but it’s nowhere near as bad as most people make it out to be. The truth is, with so many advances in modern technology it’s actually

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If you’ve scheduled an appointment or a fitting with an audiologist in the near future, then you’re probably wondering what type of questions you should be asking them. Whether it’s questions about your hearing or how to take care of your hearing aids, we’ve prepared a couple of useful questions that you should definitely consider asking your audiologist. 1. What

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When patients develop a thyroid condition, it changes the way they approach each day. The thyroid is a gland that is located in the lower neck and is responsible for metabolism growth and development. When the thyroid is compromised, both children and adults face an uphill battle to get well. An ear, nose and throat (ENT) professional is able to

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Tonsil surgery , also known as a tonsillectomy, is a procedure to remove the tonsils. Tonsils are the small glands found at the back of your throat. Their purpose is to help fight infection and they reduce in size around the ages of three. However, your tonsils can occasionally do harm to your body. For instance, if you commonly have

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When you visit any health care provider for the first time, it is perfectly normal to be a little nervous. You may not know what to expect from your visit with the ENT, or otolaryngologist. This guide will help you prepare for your appointment and put you at ease. Paperwork, paperwork, paperwork No first visit to any doctor’s office would

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