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Can Sinusitis Cause Tonsillitis?

Posted by C/V ENT Surgical Group on Jan 29, 2021 8:08:15 AM

If you have been diagnosed with sinusitis you might be worried about it leading to bigger problems, such as tonsillitis. The truth is your tonsils and sinuses are connected and you could end up with problems with one if you have problems with the other. It's important to understand the connection between the two and how you can go about treating any infections in either your tonsils or your sinuses.

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Topics: Ear, Nose, Throat, Sinus

Tonsillitis vs. Sinus Infection

Posted by C/V ENT Surgical Group on Jan 28, 2021 4:57:56 PM

It is the time of year when you wake up feeling congested and even feel as though your throat may be sore, and you see signs of an infection within your body. It can be hard to determine if you have a cold, sinus infection or if your symptoms are actually a sign of tonsillitis with infections developing. It is important to know the difference between them to be treated appropriately with C/V ENT Group moving forward.

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Topics: Ear, Nose, Throat, Sinus

Is Postnasal Drip Making You Snore?

Posted by C/V ENT Surgical Group on Dec 22, 2020 11:34:00 AM

If you wake up in the morning and still feel exhausted, there's a chance that you're facing frequent sleep interruptions during the night. These changes in breathing and micro-coughs may not even be remembered upon waking. However, can really add up by creating feelings of sleep deprivation in you and your partner.

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Topics: Snoring

Does Smoking Make You Snore?

Posted by C/V ENT Surgical Group on Dec 18, 2020 11:22:00 AM

It is estimated that nearly 25% of adults snore regularly, with 45% occasionally making the sleep sounds. Although it is a common problem, it can disrupt sleep patterns and frustrate listeners. Those seeking a better night's sleep — or irritated partners hoping for a miracle — are often curious if habits in their lives can contribute to the issue.

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Topics: Snoring

The Root Cause of Acid Reflux

Posted by C/V ENT Surgical Group on Nov 24, 2020 8:41:15 AM

Across the United States, millions of people suffer from gastroesophageal (acid) reflux disease (GERD). However, there are not always indications as to the cause of the flare-ups that occur in GERD patients. Read on to find out more about GERD, its causes, and what to do.

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Topics: Ear, Nose, Throat

Treatment Ideas for Dealing with Fall Allergies

Posted by C/V ENT Surgical Group on Oct 29, 2020 7:12:36 AM

With the cooler weather and colorful foliage, fall is upon us. While many people look forward to sipping apple cider and eating pumpkin pie, others are plagued by fall allergies that make their life miserable. If you suffer from itchy, watery eyes, sneezing, and a runny nose, there are treatments available to help you cope with seasonal allergies.

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Common Fall Allergies

Posted by C/V ENT Surgical Group on Oct 27, 2020 11:33:01 AM

The long hot summer days have turned to breezy cooler temperatures in Southern California. With the changing of seasons and cooler weather making its way into the Southern California area allergy sufferers are bracing for the impacts of the most common fall allergies. In warmer climates, allergy triggers can linger well beyond the fall with little to no extreme cold weather to put a stop to allergen spread. If you are an allergy sufferer it is important to take control and manage your allergies from the outset to prevent further discomfort and aggravation of symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis and the increased risk of conditions such as asthma.

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Topics: Allergy Management

How to Choose the Best Ears, Throat and Neck Specialist

Posted by C/V ENT Surgical Group on Sep 28, 2020 12:52:09 PM

One of the most common medical referrals is for patients to visit an Ears, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Specialist for long-term issues and disorders that appear in these areas of the body. In many cases, there are several ENT Specialist options from which to choose. Making this decision can be overwhelming, especially if you do not have experience with an ENT Specialist. When you make this decision for your loved ones, it is just as important. If your regular physician or pediatrician refers you to an ENT Specialist, there are some things to consider first.

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Topics: Ear, Nose, Throat

Breaking Down Rhinoplasty Costs in Los Angeles

Posted by C/V ENT Surgical Group on Sep 28, 2020 12:38:07 PM

Rhinoplasty also called a nose job, is done to alter the shape of the nose or reconstruct it to correct facial deformities. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, nose reshaping is consistently one of the top five surgical procedures performed.  With so many patients considering nose jobs, understanding the cost of surgery, and how it's broken down is more important than ever.  If you live in the Greater Los Angeles Area and are considering rhinoplasty, here's what you need to know.

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Topics: Rhinoplasty

Why it Matters Who You Choose for a Septoplasty in Los Angeles

Posted by C/V ENT Surgical Group on Aug 28, 2020 10:55:46 AM

When it comes to septoplasty surgery, who you choose matters. Septoplasty is a common procedure to repair a deviated septum, but like any surgery, who you choose for your surgeon can have an effect on your risks and the quality of your surgery’s outcome. In a large metropolitan area like Los Angeles, there are lots of options so let’s look at the top considerations for choosing a septoplasty surgeon.

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Topics: Septoplasty

At C/V ENT Surgical Group we always use the most cutting edge techniques and the best medical equipment to diagnose and treat each and every one of our patients. Aesthetic and functional concerns as well as compassion are of utmost importance to our physicians and by the end of your experience you’ll see why we’re consistently rated the best ENT doctors in Los Angeles.

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