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Laryngitis vs. Hoarseness

By: Kelly Warf, Au.D. Sanjeev Balamohan, M.D. What is laryngitis and hoarseness? Laryngitis is a condition that affects the larynx, where the vocal cords are located. It can result in a loss of voice and inflammation of surrounding tissue. If this condition is chronic, vocal cords can be permanently damaged...

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When a Sinus Infection Turns into Sinusitis

By: Kelly Warf, Au.D. Alexander Goldin, M.D. Do you feel like your cold or sinus infection just won’t go away? Do you have a headache, pressure behind your eyes, sore throat, cough, and/or facial tenderness? Then you might have sinusitis. What starts as a cold can turn into sinusitis. Other...

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Remedies for a Sore Throat

By: Kelly Warf, Au.D. David Tojo, M.D. Sore throats rarely present on their own; they are typically a symptom of a viral infection (e.g., the flu or cold). Other causes of sore throats include allergies, dry weather, muscle/voice strain, gastroesophageal reflex disease, or cancer. The following remedies for sore throats...

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Acid Reflux; What’s the difference between LPR and GERD?

By: Kelly Warf, Au.D. Alexander Goldin, M.D. Acid reflux occurs when stomach content backflows up the esophagus. Overtime, the acid from the stomach content can cause tissue damage at the esophagus and/or throat. But did you know there are different types of acid reflux? We will compare LPR and GERD;...

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Silent Reflex and Esophageal Cancer

By: Kelly Warf, Au.D. Alexander Goldin, M.D. What do Humphrey Bogart and Eddie Van Halen have in common? Esophageal Cancer. The esophagus is a long, hollow tube that extends from the back of the throat to the stomach helping to move food from the mouth to the digestive system. Cancer...

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HPV and Throat Cancer

By: Kelly Warf, Au.D. Alexander Goldin, M.D. Cancer of the throat and mouth has been thought to affect smokers. However, there’s another risk factor that can cause cancer in non-smokers; Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). Human Papilloma Virus affects the skin causing warts. Understanding the effects of this virus and protection...

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Why Do You Get Motion Sickness?

By: Kelly Warf, Au.D. David Tojo, M.D. Have you ever wondered why you get motion sickness from reading in the car? Or why you feel nauseas from the swaying of the boat while others seem fine? Let’s breakdown motion sickness: Your balance system is in your ears. It can detect...

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Knowing These 6 Signs of Throat Cancer Can Save Your Life

April 11-17th 2021 is Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer awareness week. Well, we feel this important topic needs a month. So for the month of April the Ear, Nose, and Throat Center will present information for Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer awareness. Otolaryngologists can be the first to detect cancer...

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April 11-17 is Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Week

Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Week during the first week in April shines a light on a potentially fatal disease. Observance of this week is led by the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance (HCNA) and supported by the American Academy of Otolaryngology. HCNA is a non-profit organization that works...

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5 Commonly Believed Allergy Myths – Debunked!

By: Kelly Warf, Au.D. Michael Layland, M.D. Allergies occur when the body sees the allergen substance as a foreign invader and reacts. Reactions to the allergen can range from mild to severe in the individual. Many believe these 5 allergy remedies will help- but we’re breaking down these allergy myths....

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