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What is an allergy

WHAT IS AN ALLERGY An allergy is an abnormal sensitivity or exaggerated reaction of the immune system to a substance(often environmental), which, in the majority of people causes no symptoms at all. The substance that triggers the allergy is known as an allergen. Examples of allergens include grass & tree pollen, pet dander, insect venom, dust, mold, …

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Dizziness

    One of the most common questions asked by patients that are referred to an ENT due to dizziness, is why do I need a hearing  test?  I have vertigo, I’m dizzy, it feels like I am floating/spinning/ lightheaded, but I do not have hearing loss so why do we need to complete one? Dizziness is …

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Endoscopy by Dr. G

An endoscopy procedure, whether for the nose, throat or vocal area, is essential in any ear, nose and throat exam to evaluated any abnormality. It is clinically indicated that this be performed because of your medical condition and the fact that your Ear, Nose and Throat doctor is the final authority on any disorders in …

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