30

Jun

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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30

Jun

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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30

Jun

ENT vs Otolaryngologist

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

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30

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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30

Jun

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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30

Jun

Stay Healthy During Summer Air Travel

Summer is here, and people are ready to travel! After a year of staying in, this summer may be one of the most traveled to date. Most of us are out of practice when flying the friendly skies, and some of us may be nervous about it. Here’s how you can stay safe and healthy w...

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30

Jun

Post-Vaccination Life

It’s vaccination season! According to the New York Times, the CDC claims that roughly 20.7 million Americans have received the first dose of a COVID vaccine. Although some may argue that the rollout is slow, it’s coming nonetheless. Whether you have already received t...

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30

Jun

Why People Get Colds in Quarantine

Originally published in Consumer Reports by Sally Wadyka Even people taking a vast array of precautions to stay safe from COVID-19 might find themselves battling a more familiar foe: the common cold. During a winter where the slightest cough can prompt a panicked trip to a corona...

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30

Jun

Woman blowing her nose in bed.

Antibiotics in cold and flu season

Originally posted on The Conversation by James Dickinson, Ranjani Somayaji, Samiha Tarek Ah Mohsen Antibiotics are over-prescribed in Canada and worldwide, often for infections that do not need their help, particularly respiratory conditions. While these unnecessary prescriptions...

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30

Jun

Is It a Cold, the Flu, Allergies, or COVID-19?

Originally posted on WebMD by Stephanie Watson In the past, a cough or sore throat would have been a pretty obvious sign that you’d caught a cold or the flu. During this year’s cold and flu season, you also have to wonder whether you have COVID-19. It’s an impor...

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