LVHN News (ENT)

2017
December
04,
2017
Caiden Pinero playfully ran away from his mom, stopping every couple of feet. At every stop, he would turn back and exclaim, “Mommy, I can still hear you!” “I’ll always remember that day,” says 6-year-old Caiden’s mom, Courtney Derr of Allentown. ...
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October
11,
2017
Many people with head and neck cancer experience a variety of symptoms, and most are quite noticeable. “Many symptoms of head and neck cancer don’t go away for two weeks or more,” says Lehigh Valley Health Network otolaryngology surgeon Chetan Nay...
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September
18,
2017
It’s one of the most common conditions in health care, affecting from 10 to 30 percent of people in the U.S. in some form each year. Yet sinusitis (sinus infections) continues to be misunderstood. “Many people assume allergies and sinus problems a...
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September
07,
2017
Head and neck cancer is the term given to cancers that start in the head and neck region. There are many different types of tissues in this area. These cancers can begin in any of these places: Voice box or larynx Nasal cavity, the passage behi...
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August
30,
2017
There are several factors that might make one person more likely to get head and neck cancer than another person. “People who regularly smoke or drink alcohol, or are exposed to more virulent strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) would be people w...
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August
22,
2017
Almost every kid gets an ear infection at some point. According to the National Institutes of Health, five out of six American children will have at least one ear infection by their third birthday. Ear infections are the most common reason why parent...
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August
15,
2017
Any repeated high-volume experiences or 1-shot booms could damage the delicate nerve cells of your inner ear. Once damaged, these cells do not grow back. Tasha Reck, AuD, audiologist with LVPG Ear, Nose and Throat, says you need to be aware of potent...
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August
04,
2017
A new study confirms a common-sense notion: Earplugs can shield you from the temporary hearing loss that can happen after a high-decibel music concert. While getting young people wear earplugs at concerts may be a long shot, one expert said the th...
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January
06,
2017
People contending with ear, nose or throat (ENT) problems have two new specialists to help them. Otolaryngologists Chetan Nayak, MD, and Kevin Kriesel, MD, now practice with LVPG Ear, Nose and Throat–17th Street in Allentown. Each brings years of exp...
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