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6 Common Signs of a Food Allergy

Approximately 32 million kids and adults in the United States have food allergies, and that number is on the rise. To help you identify a potential food allergy, we outline some of the more common signs.

Aug 1st, 2022
Recognizing the Signs of Early Hearing Loss

Approximately 15% of adults in the United States have some hearing difficulties, and the problem tends to get worse with age. Here are some signs of early hearing loss and what we can do to help you hear clearly again.

Jul 3rd, 2022
How Immunotherapy Offers Long-Term Allergy Relief

Like millions of others, you have allergies that have no small impact on your life. While you do the best you can to manage the allergies, you want a longer-term solution, which may be found in immunotherapy. Here’s how.

May 10th, 2022
ENT Scopes

A lot is assumed, but little is known, about ear, nose and throat endoscopy. Many medical specialists use endoscopes to visualize areas that are difficult or impossible to examine with the naked eye.

Mar 2nd, 2021
Epistaxis (Aka Nosebleeds)

What is epistaxis? It’s the doctor word for nosebleeds, because doctors have to have a special word for everything. It’s literally when, well, blood comes out of the nose. It’s a simple idea, but it can be a complex problem.

May 14th, 2020
Headaches

OK, first off, this is a daunting topic. There are many different causes of headaches, and to make matters more complicated, there are combination headaches of several types.

May 11th, 2020
The Green Driveway

Wait! I thought my driveway was black asphalt. Well, it is for most of the year, but suddenly, it has a distinct green sheen. What’s going on? It’s springtime in Southeastern Virginia, and the trees are pollinating.

Apr 14th, 2020
To Our Patient Patients

We are continuing to provide allergy shots and office visits during this peak allergy season. In an effort to help you maintain good health, we are minimizing the use of our waiting room.

Mar 30th, 2020
Status Update (COVID-19)

Hello, all! We hope that you are staying safe. We are still open and happy to continue serving your ENT and allergy needs.

Mar 18th, 2020
Sinus Infections

One of the most common complaints seen in an ENT office is the reported sinus infection. Symptoms include congestion, headache, runny nose and post nasal drip. Oh, but wait. Those symptoms are also seen with colds and allergies.

Dec 12th, 2018
In-office Surgeries

In recent years, there has been a push to perform more surgeries in the office setting. Most of these are modifications of procedures performed in the operating room with IV sedation or general anesthesia.

Aug 14th, 2018
Got the Itch?

Few conditions are more annoying than urticaria, better known as hives. Not only can these little welts be uncomfortable and unsightly, they can also be a sign of a more serious medical condition.

Jun 13th, 2018
Make the Nose Great Again

Some time ago, we discussed the nasal airway and ways to improve air flow. We covered both over the counter and prescription medications to help you breathe better.

Dec 8th, 2017
Tonsil Stones – Are They Real?

I’ve often found it interesting when patients complain they have tonsil stones, considering that tonsil stones don’t really exist. Well, they’re not actually stones.

Jun 26th, 2017
Persistent Cough

One of the most annoying symptoms to ruin a patient’s day is the persistent cough. It is not limited to any particular time of the year.

Dec 20th, 2016