Posts by Dr. Douglas Dedo

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3 Reasons to See an ENT

At what point is it time to move on from your primary care physician and seek more specialized attention from an Ear, Nose, and Throat doctor? Of course, that is something you’ll want to discuss with your primary doctor regarding your individual case, but in general, here are 3 reasons you or your child may…

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Top 3 Causes of Ear Infections in Children

Ear infections are one of the most common childhood illnesses. A middle ear infection (otitis media) is what happens when bacteria get into the space behind the eardrum. Fluid and pus fills the space of the middle ear and can push against the eardrum – causing pain and potentially temporary hearing difficulties. There are many…

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5 Helpful Facts About Adenoids

One of the biggest causes of breathing problems and a potential contributor to recurring ear infections and sinus infections in children is enlarged or infected adenoids. Here are 5 facts you may not have known about adenoids: 1 – Adenoids are glands that produce white blood cells and help trap bacteria and viruses to help…

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Snoring? Your Questions Answered.

An occasional rattle when you snooze is normal, but when it’s constant and loud, it’s not only disruptive to your partner, it can have some serious health implications. Today we will answer some common questions about snoring and treatment options. When does snoring become a health concern? Chronic snoring occurs when the air flow through…

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5 Easy Ways to Help Reduce Indoor Allergens in Your Home

If you suffer from indoor allergies, you are definitely not alone. About 20 percent of Americans suffer from indoor allergies, resulting in watery, scratchy eyes, stuffy, runny nose, headaches, shortness of breath, and even triggering of asthma symptoms. The good news is that there are some easy steps you can take in your home to…

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4 Tips for Dealing with Sinus Congestion

Sinus congestion can be a minor annoyance – but can also quickly become a painful infection. Sinusitis, the inflammation of the nasal sinuses, is one of the most common health complaints in the United States, the condition affects about 37 million people a year. If you experience recurring instances of sinus congestion or infection, you…

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ENTs Are Headache Experts

You might think your general practitioner or a neurologist is the best place to go to treat chronic headaches. While they can certainly help,  Ear Nose & Throat (ENT) specialists are experts at treating headaches! The management of ear, nose and throat problems is key to treating headaches. What do ENTs Treat? ENTs treat sinus…

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What Are the Most Common Sleep Apnea Symptoms?

Sleep apnea, a potentially serious disorder where breathing stops and starts repeatedly during sleep, affects roughly 22 million Americans.  It impacts people of all ages, and it can even occur during pregnancy. While this condition is often associated with loud snoring, there are several other factors and symptoms that may surprise you. Read on to…

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How To Stay Healthy During Flu Season and Avoid the Flu

Stay Healthy and Avoid the Flu Every year the dreaded flu season looms and everyone tries their best to avoid it. After all, the symptoms – pain, cough, chills, body aches, congestion, etc. – are no fun to experience. Here’s a starting point for getting through the season without getting sick. Get Your Flu Shot…

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