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Jun

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Can a Sinus Infection Cause Dizziness?

Sinus infections, also known as sinusitis, are a common health problem affecting millions of people every year. When the sinuses become inflamed or infected, they can cause a range of unpleasant symptoms. Most people know the common symptoms of a sinus infection, such as nasal co...

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13

Jun

Woman sick in bed

Is a Sinus Infection Contagious?

Sinus infections, also known as sinusitis, can be a painful and bothersome condition that affects millions of people each year. Whether you've experienced it yourself or heard others complain about it, sinus infections can leave you wondering about their contagious nature. In thi...

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13

Jun

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When Do You Need Sinus Surgery?

Sinus issues can significantly impact one's quality of life, causing chronic discomfort and affecting daily activities. While many sinus problems can be managed with conservative treatments, there are situations where sinus surgery may be necessary. Knowing how to recognize the i...

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13

Jun

Woman being examined for sinus surgery

What Is A Sinus Drainage Procedure?

A sinus drainage procedure treats sinus problems. Endoscopic sinus surgery is the most effective solution to alleviate blockages and difficulty breathing caused by sinusitis, leading to successful results.What is Involved in Endoscopic Surgery?Endoscopic surgery is a highly eff...

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13

Jun

Doctor examining a patient's nose

Does A CT Scan Show Sinus Infection?

Sinus problems can be identified with X-rays or CT scans. A black sinus indicates good health with no mucosal layer, while gray areas can indicate thickening due to chronic sinusitis. Swelling and redness around the eyes can also be signs of severe sinus infections. Examining the...

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13

Jun

an image of a doctor doing an ear exam on a young child

When Should I See a Pediatric ENT?

Ear, nose, and throat disorders are among the primary reasons children need to see a doctor. As most parents know, children can get sick fairly often. When does your child need specialist care, beyond a pediatrician? If your child has any of the following symptoms, it could mean...

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13

Jun

Woman trying to address a stuffy nose

How to Get Rid of a Stuffy Nose

If the nasal tissues and blood vessels swell, it results in congestion. A stuffy nose can be a reaction to environmental substances that inflame or irritate the nasal tissues, an infection, virus, or allergies. When is it time to see a doctor for a stuffy nose?In many case...

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13

Jun

Doctor talking with a patient

ENT vs Otolaryngologist

What is the difference between an Otolaryngologist and an ENT?“Otolaryngologist” is just another word for the same medical specialty as an ENT - an ear, nose, and throat specialist.The only difference is that ENT is easier to remember and pronounce.ENT specialists...

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13

Jun

Female physician with female patient

9 Reasons to See an ENT in Texas

An ENT is an ear, nose, and throat specialist, an “otolaryngologist,” who has dedicated five more years of intensive, post-graduate training after medical school. These specialists are the experts in treating a range of health conditions affecting that area of the bod...

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13

Jun

a male doctor doing a ear exam on a woman

TENTS: Our Philosophy of Care

Texas ENT Specialists is one of the leading ENT networks in the nation. We're often asked what sets us apart from others and our answer is always the same: At TENTS, patients are our priority, and our philosophy of care extends beyond the clinic.Patient education translate...

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