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Managing the Pain of An Ear Infection

Posted by C/V ENT Surgical Group on Jun 4, 2019 8:40:34 AM

Ear infections are one of the most common causes of ear pain. While minor ear infections may resolve on their own, only your physician can determine the best course of treatment. Your doctor may want to prescribe an antibiotic to help clear the infection and reduce the risk of complications. If not effectively treated, ear infections can lead to permanent hearing loss, eardrum perforations, or spread to surrounding tissues. 

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Topics: Ear, Nose, Throat

Stress Effects: Can Stress Cause Nosebleeds?

Posted by C/V ENT Surgical Group on May 1, 2019 10:36:48 AM

It is estimated that 77% of Americans experience physical symptoms related to stress. Stress can affect your body in many ways. It's common to feel nauseous or unable to eat or sleep when you're stressed. Other less extreme physical symptoms may include sweating and fidgeting. When stress causes so many physical symptoms throughout the body, it's not surprising to think stress may be related to nosebleeds.

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Topics: Ear, Nose, Throat

What You Need to Know About Swimmer's Ear: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

Posted by C/V ENT Surgical Group on Apr 30, 2019 9:56:28 AM

After a fun day swimming at the beach or at the local pool, the last thing you want you or your child to experience is the pain and irritation of swimmer's ear. Though it's more common in kids and teens than in adults, this painful outer ear infection can unfortunately impact anyone.

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Topics: Ear, Nose, Throat

Common Types of Hearing Loss and Their Treatment

Posted by C/V ENT Surgical Group on Apr 16, 2019 10:10:00 AM


Hearing loss is a health concern that affects people of all ages, backgrounds, gender, and environments, in areas all over the world. Its degree of severity, cause, and outlook can vary widely by person. By understanding the main types of hearing loss and their signs, you can be better equipped to address questions and concerns about your hearing or that of a loved one. With the proper care and treatment provided by your medical team and ENT specialist, there may be help and solutions for your hearing loss.

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Topics: Ear, Nose, Throat

How Do You Know if Your Nose is Broken or Just Bruised?

Posted by C/V ENT Surgical Group on Apr 2, 2019 10:22:00 AM

Swelling. Bruising. Pain.

If you've ever experienced these symptoms after a trauma to your nose, you've probably suffered a broken or a bruised nose. Though a broken nose is clearly a more serious medical condition than a bruised nose, both require treatment and attention. 

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Topics: Ear, Nose, Throat

Throat Cancer Basics: Risk Factors and Signs You Should See a Doctor

Posted by C/V ENT Surgical Group on Mar 26, 2019 3:30:03 PM

According to the National Cancer Institute, more than 65,000 people in the U.S. will develop some type of throat cancer this year alone. A small but complicated area of the body, the throat houses a multitude of fundamental systems that can become susceptible to the development of cancerous cells. But as with many forms of cancer, the outlook remains good with early detection. It is essential to learn the signs and risk factors for developing throat cancer, to become an advocate for your own cancer-free future.

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Topics: Ear, Nose, Throat

Snoring? Why Do Some People Do It and What Causes It?

Posted by C/V ENT Surgical Group on Mar 26, 2019 1:29:01 PM

Most people snore occasionally. For chronic snorers, though, it is a problem not just for them but also for their partners. So, why do some people snore and others sleep silently and restfully?

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Topics: Ear, Nose, Throat

Recurring Ear Infection and Your Treatment Options

Posted by C/V ENT Surgical Group on Jan 24, 2019 5:11:49 PM

Did you know that five out of six people experience an ear infection before they turn three years old? This means the majority of the population has had a run-in with these often painful infections. While ear infections are especially common in infants and young children, they also impact adults, resulting in 30 million pediatrician visits and $2 billion in treatment cost for all those affected. 

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Topics: Ear, Nose, Throat

6 Of The Most Common Ear, Nose And Throat Problems

Posted by C/V ENT Surgical Group on Jan 24, 2019 2:06:35 PM

Your ears, nose and throat help with important functions throughout your life, so when they aren't functioning normally, it can lead to serious problems. Because these parts of your body are connected, it's important to visit an ear, nose and throat doctor (ENT) to get your condition diagnosed and treated. Read on to learn more about symptoms and treatments for the most common ear, nose and throat complaints.

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Topics: Ear, Nose, Throat

Have Difficulty Breathing? The Answer Could Be Septoplasty.

Posted by C/V ENT Surgical Group on Dec 21, 2018 11:40:42 AM

It's a feeling some of us know all too well: congested, stuffy, obstructed breathing that leaves you gulping air through your mouth and struggling to sleep through the night. If your nose is perpetually "stuffed" — but you don't have a cold or allergies — then you've probably looked everywhere for a solution.

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Topics: Ear, Nose, Throat, 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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