Hello, my name is Betsy Jorgenson. Welcome to my site about ENT specialists. When I had my son, I was surprised to see how many ear infections he developed in the first five years of life. After he started having ear infections on a regular basis, his doctor referred him to an ear, nose and throat, or ENT, specialist. This specialty doctor helped him overcome the infections by draining the ears using specially designed tubes. On this site, I will talk about all the different care techniques used by ENT doctors. Please feel free to use the info on my site to familiarize yourself with the services offered by this type of practitioner.

When To See An Ear, Nose, And Throat Doctor

6 December 2022
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An ENT is an ear, nose, and throat doctor. It is much easier to say ENT than otorhinolaryngologist. Of course, when you first realize you have a problem with your ears, nose, or throat you should see your primary care physician (PCP). They can often diagnose and take care of the issue. However, there are times when your doctor will refer you to a specialist. Here are just some of the reasons you will be good to see this type of doctor. Read More …

Signs You’re About To Lose Your Hearing

14 March 2022
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Do you ever find yourself asking people to repeat themselves? Do you have trouble hearing in noisy environments? If so, you might be among the millions of Americans who are on the verge of hearing loss. In fact, nearly one-third of adults aged 65 and over have some degree of hearing loss. Hearing loss is a gradual process, and it can often go undetected for years. That's why you need to be aware of the signs that your hearing is starting to decline. Read More …

Otorinolaryngology: When To See And Ear, Nose, And Throat Doctor

9 July 2017
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Understanding all of the medical subspecialties can be a difficult task. Names such as otorhinolaryngologist don't easily roll off the tongue, let alone assigning some sort of meaning to such an intimidating word. Still, when something goes wrong with your body, it is important to know who to turn to. An otorhinolaryngologist—or ear, nose, and throat doctor—can help with all kinds of problems—everything from hay fever to Hashimoto's disease with plenty of stops in between. Read More …

Signs Of A Hearing Impairment In Toddlers

2 July 2017
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Being the parent of a toddler is challenging at times. Not only do you have to deal with their seemingly endless supply of energy, but when they're dealing with a health issue, they aren't always able to communicate the concern with you. This is especially the case when it comes to hearing problems. With a number of children dealing with this issue, being able to recognize early warning signs is important. Read More …

Tired Of Wearing Your Cpap Or Bipap Machine? 2 Alternative Treatment Options To Ask Your Doctor About

24 June 2017
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If you are like many people who suffer from sleep apnea, you likely loved that you could finally get a good night's sleep after your doctor prescribed and fitted you with your CPAP or BiPAP machine. However, over time, you may have grown tired of having to use the machine every night and may even skip it on some nights when you know you shouldn't.  While your ENT specialist will make the final recommendation as to what other sleep apnea treatment options are right for you, read on to learn about CPAP and BiPAP alternatives that often make life easier for sleep apnea sufferers. Read More …