When to See an ENT Doctor: A Guide to Ear, Nose, and Throat Health

  • On September 5, 2023
  • ENT
The human body is a complex marvel, and its various systems work together seamlessly to keep us healthy and functioning optimally. Among these systems, the ear, nose, and throat (ENT) play crucial roles in our daily lives, from hearing and breathing to swallowing and speaking. When issues arise within the ENT system, seeking the expertise […]
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Recurring Sore Throat: Could It Be Post-Nasal Drip?

  • On August 3, 2023
  • ENT, post-nasal drip, sore throat
Did you know that a sore throat can be a symptom of various conditions? It’s not just the common cold or a flu that can make your throat feel scratchy and uncomfortable. In fact, a chronic sore throat that seems to linger indefinitely might be caused by something you wouldn’t expect: post-nasal drip and related […]
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Silent Sinus Syndrome: Unveiling the Mysterious Condition

  • On May 16, 2023
  • sinus
What is Silent Sinus Syndrome? Silent Sinus Syndrome, also known as Silent Sinus Syndrome (SSS) or chronic maxillary atelectasis, is a rare condition characterized by a painless and progressive collapse of the maxillary sinus. The maxillary sinus is located within the cheekbones and is responsible for producing mucus, which helps to humidify and filter the […]
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When Does Allergy Season End? The Answer Might Surprise You

  • On April 17, 2023
  • allergies
As the spring allergy season marches on, a common question we hear this time of year is “When does allergy season end?” It doesn’t–at least not in the way you might think. Every Season Brings Allergens We are in the midst of the spring allergy season, but as the allergens that peak during this season […]
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Five Fun Facts About Dogs, Cats, Allergies, and Sinuses

  • On March 26, 2023
  • allergies, cats, dogs, pets, rhinitis, sinusitis
Dogs and cats have sinuses and allergies just like their humans. Our furry friends can also cause allergies and sinus problems in us (and vice versa)! Here are five fun facts about dogs and cats and sinuses and allergies.
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New Breakthrough in the Treatment of Chronic Rhinitis (Runny Nose)

  • On December 5, 2022
Chronic rhinitis is a condition we see all too often at South Texas Sinus Institute. In fact, symptoms of this condition are among the most common problems reported to physicians. Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) doctors see nearly one hundred patients each month in clinic who are suffering from the frustrating and uncomfortable symptoms of […]
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New Non-Invasive Treatment for Nasal Airway Obstruction (Stuffy Nose)

  • On November 7, 2022
Millions of Americans struggle to breathe through their nose due to nasal airway obstruction. This common but often undiagnosed condition can interfere with life’s most basic functions such as sleep and exercise and can take a significant toll on one’s quality of life and daily productivity.
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Breaking or Injuring Your Nose Can Cause Sleep Apnea and More

  • On October 5, 2022
  • deviated septum, ENT, nasal symptoms, sleep apnea, snoring
If you have been hit hard in the nose, whether you were playing a sport, in a car accident, or were injured in some other way, you might have a deviated septum. This can cause a variety of nasal problems you might not be aware of.
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