Same Day Appointments Specialist

Advanced ENT & Allergy

Otolaryngology (ENT) & Otolaryngic Allergist located in Newport News, VA

If you wake up with a sore throat or develop a severe sinus headache that doesn’t respond to at-home treatment, don’t wait to request a same-day appointment. At Advanced ENT & Allergy, ENT specialists Timothy Queen, MD, Nancy Gibson, FNP-BC, Kristi Pham, MSN, FNP-BC, and the team offer same-day appointments to provide prompt relief. To make an appointment, call the office in Newport News, Virginia, or click the online booking feature today.

Same Day Appointments Q&A

What is a same-day appointment?

A same-day appointment occurs on the day it’s scheduled. There’s no waiting required. If you or a family member experience an acute ear, nose, or throat issue and it requires immediate care, the team at Advanced ENT & Allergy can help. Call the office or walk in during normal business hours to access complete care in a warm and welcoming environment.

What types of issues can benefit from same-day appointments?

At Advanced ENT & Allergy, the team diagnoses and treats various issues at same-day appointments, including:

  • Ear infections
  • Ear pain
  • Impacted ear wax
  • Ruptured eardrum
  • Hearing loss
  • Middle ear fluid
  • Eustachian tube dysfunction
  • Dizziness or vertigo
  • Allergies
  • Nasal congestion
  • Nasal polyps
  • Colds
  • Asthma
  • Rhinitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Nosebleeds
  • Sore throat
  • Tonsillitis

You might also benefit from a same-day appointment if you experience any acute ear, nose or throat infection.

What happens during a same-day appointment?

Same-day appointments differ depending on your needs. The team at Advanced ENT & Allergy tailors treatment to each individual’s symptoms and concerns. 

For example, if you visit the office because of an earache, your provider examines the inside of your ear with an otoscope. They also measure the pressure inside your ear and assess the health of your eardrum.

Likewise, if you schedule a same-day appointment for a sore throat, your provider examines your tonsils, gently palpates your throat and lymph nodes, and orders diagnostic imaging to rule out issues invisible to the eye like tumors.

What should I bring to a same-day appointment?

Same-day appointments differ depending on your needs. The Advanced ENT & Allergy team tailors treatment to each individual’s symptoms and concerns. 

For example, if you visit the office because of an earache, your provider examines the inside of your ear with an otoscope. They also measure the pressure inside your ear and assess the health of your eardrum.

Likewise, suppose you schedule a same-day appointment for a sore throat. In that case, your provider examines your tonsils, gently palpates your throat and lymph nodes, and orders diagnostic imaging to rule out issues invisible to the eye like tumors.

How are ear, nose, and throat issues treated?

Treatment of ear, nose, and throat issues depends on various factors, including your age, the severity of your symptoms, and their effect on your quality of life. 

Whenever possible, the Advanced ENT & Allergy team recommends conservative measures of care, like healthy lifestyle changes, allergen avoidance, and prescription medication. 

Even so, certain issues require surgical intervention. The team specializes in both traditional open and minimally invasive surgical techniques and regularly performs operations onsite and at the hospital.

If you or a loved one need to make a same-day appointment at Advanced ENT & Allergy, call the office or click the online booking feature today.