What is Involved in Tonsil Removal Surgery?
Once a rite of passage of passage for children in the 1950s and 1960s, tonsil removal surgery, or a tonsillectomy, has decreased significantly over the decades but is still one of the most common surgeries performed on U.S. children and adults. Besides helping to reduce chronic sore throats in children, a tonsillectomy can be helpful […]Read More
Common Causes of Allergic Reactions
Sneezing. Red, itchy eyes. Hives. Shortness of breath. What do these symptoms have in common? They’re all common allergic reactions brought on by a variety of allergy triggers. If you have allergies, you’ve got a lot of company. About 30 percent of U.S. adults and 40 percent of children suffer from allergies and the uncomfortable […]Read More
How is Sleep Apnea Treated?
Do you feel tired during the day even though you got a full night’s sleep? Does your partner often complain that you snore excessively? These are just a couple of signs of sleep apnea, a serious, chronic condition that inhibits your ability to reach deep, restorative sleep. What Is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a […]Read More
What Are Thyroid Nodules?
You may never know you have a thyroid nodule. These tiny growths on the thyroid gland may not cause any symptoms and are usually benign. However, sometimes they interfere with the thyroid gland and require treatment. Read on to learn what thyroid nodules are, the symptoms they may cause, and how to effectively treat them. What […]Read More
Common Causes of Ear Infections
Ear infections tend to affect small children (six months to two years) the most, but anyone is susceptible to them. Read on to discover the causes, symptoms, and treatments for this common condition. What Is an Ear Infection? Called otitis media (OM), the majority of ear infections are located in the middle ear. Most cases […]Read More
What is Involved in a Propel Sinus Implant?
Do you suffer from chronic sinusitis or nasal polyps? Have you tried different medications and even undergone surgical procedures with little success? If so, you may be the perfect candidate for a propel sinus implant. What Is a Propel Sinus Implant? The propel device is used in conjunction with functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS), which […]Read More
What Are the Different Types of Allergy Tests?
Some people break out in hives while others sneeze and get itchy eyes. What these symptoms have in common is that they are allergic reactions. In this blog, the ear, nose and throat doctors at Lakeside Allergy ENT explain the different types of allergy tests. What Causes Allergic Reactions? Allergic reactions occur when the […]Read More
Is it Sinusitis or Allergies?
Allergies are an unfortunate fact of life for many people living in Texas. With mild winters, it never gets cold enough for all the pollen-shedding plants and trees to go dormant. So, when you’re sneezing and have a runny nose, you probably think allergies are to blame. However, sometimes the real cause is sinusitis. Luckily, […]Read More
When is a Tonsillectomy Recommended?
Your tonsils are designed to help fight infection, but they can often be more of a hindrance than a help to your body. In some cases, your doctor may recommend a tonsillectomy to remove your tonsils if they’re causing problems. In this blog, the ear, nose, and throat doctors at Lakeside Allergy ENT explain when […]Read More
What Are the Benefits of the FESS Surgery for Chronic Sinusitis?
Do you suffer from chronic sinusitis that doesn’t respond to conventional medications and repeated courses of antibiotics? Are your sinus symptoms so disruptive that they are negatively affecting your quality of life? If you’ve exhausted more conservative treatment options for your chronic sinus condition, you might be a candidate for FESS surgery. What Is […]Read More