Bismarck
(701) 805-8057

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Patient Privacy
...After April14, 2009, the accounting will be provided for the past six(6) years...

Our Services
...It can occur in one ear or both ears...

Allergy Services
... According to research, the effects of immunotherapy can last 5–10 years or longer, allowing you to enjoy daily activities outdoors or the company of pets without watery eyes or a scratchy throat affecting your quality of life...

Completely-in-Canal
...With Bluetooth® technology, your hearing system becomes a hub for streaming phone calls and media directly to your ears...

ENT Services
... Choose from a category below to learn more Ears Nose and Mouth Throat Head and Neck Snoring and Sleep Apnea Thyroid and Parathyroid Pediatric

Pediatric Services
... Children and Facial Trauma Trauma can occur to a child’s face, neck, or ears, whether the result of a sports injury, an accident, a congenital abnormality, or another cause...

Head and Neck Services
...It can affect one or both ears and cause symptoms such as extreme dizziness, tinnitus, a feeling of fullness in the ear, and hearing loss...

Ears
... Child's Hearing Loss Cholesteatoma Cochlear Implants Ear Plastic Surgery Ear Tubes Earaches Ears and Altitude Earwax Quick Glossary for Good Ear Health Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease Better Ear Health Buying a Hearing Aid Child Screening Chronic Otitis Media Cochlear-Meningitis Vaccination Day Care and Ear, Nose, and Throat Problems Ear Infection and Vaccines Your Genes and Hearing Loss How the Ear Works Hyperacusis Know the Power of Sound Noise-Induced Hearing Loss In Children Pediatric Obesity What You Should Know About Otosclerosis When Your Child Has Tinnitus Why Do Children Have Earaches...

Throat
... About Your Voice Common Problems That Can Affect Your Voice Day Care and Ear, Nose, and Throat Effects of Medications on Voice Gastroesphageal Reflux (GERD) How Allergies Affect your Child's Ears, Nose, and Throat Keeping Your Voice Healthy Laryngeal (Voice Box) Cancer Laryngopharyngeal Reflux and Children Nodules, Polyps, and Cysts Pediatric GERD Pediatric Obesity and Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders Special Care for Occupational and Professional Voice Users Tips for Healthy Voices Tonsillectomy Procedures Tonsillitis Tonsils and Adenoids PostOp Vocal Cord Paralysis GERD and LPR Hoarseness How the Voice Works Secondhand Smoke Sore Throats Swallowing Disorders Tonsils and Adenoids

Nose and Mouth
... How Allergies Affect your Child's Ears, Nose, and Throat Injection Snoreplasty Pediatric Obesity Sinus Headaches Sinus Pain Sinus Surgery Sinusitis: Special Considerations for Aging Patients Tips for Sinus Sufferers Tongue-tie (Ankyloglossia) Your Nose: The Guardian Of Your Lungs Fungal Sinusitis Laser Assisted Uvula Palatoplasty (LAUP) Mouth Sores Nasal Fractures Nose Surgery Nosebleeds Post-Nasal Drip Salivary Glands Secondhand Smoke Sinusitis Smell and Taste Smokeless Tobacco Snoring Stuffy Noses TMJ Pain Tonsils and Adenoids

Pediatric
... Day Care and Ear, Nose, and Throat How Allergies Affect your Child's Ears, Nose, and Throat Laryngopharyngeal Reflux and Children Noise-Induced Hearing Loss In Children Pediatric Food Allergies Pediatric GERD Pediatric Head and Neck Tumors Pediatric Obesity and Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders Pediatric Thyroid Cancer When Your Child Has Tinnitus Why Do Children Have Earaches...

Cholesteatoma
...The eustachian tube conveys air from the back of the nose into the middle ear to equalize ear pressure ("clear the ears")...

Ear Plastic Surgery
Protruding and drooping ears or torn earlobes can be surgically corrected...

Ear Tubes
...The average age for ear tube insertion is one to three years old...

Earaches
...It can occur in one or both ears...

Ears and Altitude
Insight into making air travel more comfortable Why do ears pop...

Earwax
Insight into the proper care of the ears Why does the body produce earwax...

Better Ear Health
...This condition can occur in one or both ears and primarily affects children due to the shape of the young Eustachian tube (and is the most frequent diagnosis for children visiting a physician)...

Buying a Hearing Aid: Answers to common questions
...The results of these tests will indicate the degree of hearing loss, the type of loss (conductive or sensorineural) and other medical information about your ears and health...

Child Screening
... In recent years, health organizations across the country, including the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, have worked to highlight the importance of screening all newborns for hearing loss...

Chronic Otitis Media (Middle Ear Infection) and Hearing Loss
...The average hearing loss in ears with fluid is 24 decibels...

Day Care and Ear, Nose, and Throat Problems
...Other signs of illness are an inability to take fluids, weakness or lethargy, sunken eyes, a depressed soft spot on top of infant's head, crying without tears, and dry mouth...

Ear Infection and Vaccines
... Treatments The usual treatment options for children with middle ear infections include 1) antibiotics; and 2) surgical insertion of pressure equalizing tubes in the ears...

Your Genes and Hearing Loss
... Genes are a road map for the synthesis of proteins, which are the building blocks for everything in the body: hair, eyes, ears, heart, lung, etc...

Hyperacusis - An increased sensitivity to everyday sounds
...The disorder can affect people of all ages in one or both ears...

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss In Children
...This hearing loss may be accompanied by tinnitus (a ringing in the ears)...

Pediatric Obesity and Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders
...Some 42 years ago, 13 percent of Americans were obese, and in 1980 15 percent were considered obese...

What You Should Know About Otosclerosis
...Other symptoms of the disorder can include dizziness, balance problems, or a sensation of ringing, roaring, buzzing, or hissing in the ears or head known as tinnitus...

When Your Child Has Tinnitus
Tinnitus is a condition where the patient hears a ringing or other noise that is not produced by an external source...

Why Do Children Have Earaches?
... If the patient is age six or younger, it is recommended that tubes remain in place for up to two years...

Infant Hearing Loss
...3 million of them are under three years of age...

Noise and Hearing Protection
Insight into maintaining auditory health Can noise hurt my ears...

Swimmer's Ear
... Other factors that may contribute to swimmer’s ear include: Contact with excessive bacteria that may be present in hot tubs or polluted water Excessive cleaning of the ear canal with cotton swabs Contact with certain chemicals such as hair spray or hair dye (Avoid this by placing cotton balls in your ears when using these products...

Tinnitus
...It may be an intermittent sound or an annoying continuous sound in one or both ears...

Day Care and Ear, Nose, and Throat
...Other signs of illness are an inability to take fluids, weakness or lethargy, sunken eyes, a depressed soft spot on top of infant's head, crying without tears, and dry mouth...

How Allergies Affect your Child's Ears, Nose, and Throat
...Usually, allergies are not the primary cause of these symptoms in children under four years old...

Laryngeal (Voice Box) Cancer
... Tobacco use is measured in pack-years, where one pack per day for one year is considered one pack-year...

Pediatric GERD (Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease) and Your Otolaryngologist
... More frequent or severe GER and EER can cause other problems in the stomach, esophagus, pharynx, larynx, lungs, sinuses, ears and even the teeth...

Pediatric Obesity and Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders
...Some 42 years ago, 13 percent of Americans were obese, and in 1980 15 percent were considered obese...

Tonsillitis
... Tonsillitis most often occurs in children, but rarely in those younger than two years old...

Tonsils and Adenoids PostOp
...Contact your physician if there are signs of dehydration (urination less than 2-3 times a day or crying without tears)...

Secondhand Smoke
... The ears Exposure to ETS increases both the number of ear infections a child will experience, and the duration of the illness...

Allergies and Hay Fever
...Aside from gathering a detailed history and completing a thorough examination of the ears, nose, throat, head, ENT doctors will offer advice on proper environmental control...

Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever)
... The physician will examine the skin, eyes, face and facial structures, ears, nose, and throat...

Allergic Rhinitis, Sinusitis, and Rhinosinusitis
...In a retrospective study on sinus abnormalities in 1,120 patients (from two to 87 years of age), thickening of the sinus mucosa was more commonly found in sinusitis patients during July, August, September, and December, months in which pollen, mold, and viral epidemics are prominent...

Day Care and Ear, Nose, and Throat Problems
...Other signs of illness are an inability to take fluids, weakness or lethargy, sunken eyes, a depressed soft spot on top of infant's head, crying without tears, and dry mouth...

How Allergies Affect your Child's Ears, Nose, and Throat
... Not really - the interrelated structures of the ears, nose, and throat can cause certain medical problems which trigger additional disorders - all with the possibility of serious consequences...

Pediatric Obesity and Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders
...Some 42 years ago, 13 percent of Americans were obese, and in 1980 15 percent were considered obese...

Sinusitis: Special Considerations for Aging Patients
...1 percent report that they suffer from chronic sinusitis; for those 75 years and older, the rate declines to 13...

Your Nose: The Guardian Of Your Lungs
... Eye drops can aggravate nasal symptoms when they drain into the nose with tears...

Fungal Sinusitis
... In the past 30 years, there has been a significant increase in the number of recorded fungal infections...

Nose Surgery
...Except in cases of severe breathing impairment, young patients usually are not candidates until their noses are fully grown, at 15 or 16 years of age...

Nosebleeds
...Nosebleeds can occur at any age but are most common in children aged 2-10 years and adults aged 50-80 years...

Post-Nasal Drip
...Mucus moistens and cleans the nasal membranes, humidifies air, traps and clears inhaled foreign matter, and fights infection...

Secondhand Smoke
... Approximately 26 percent of adults in the United States currently smoke cigarettes, and 50 to 67 percent of children less than five years of age live in homes with at least one adult smoker...

Smell and Taste
... Scientists have found that the sense of smell is most accurate between the ages of 30 and 60 years...

Stuffy Noses
...Injections are typically given for a period of three to five years...

TMJ Pain
...Some people get ringing in their ears from TMJ...

Bell’s Palsy and other facial nerve disorders
... Disorders of the facial nerve can occur to men, women, and children, but they are more prominent among people over 40 years old, people with diabetes, upper respiratory ailments, or weak immune systems, or pregnant women...

Children and Facial Paralysis
...Between 75 percent and 90 percent of chickenpox cases occur in children under 10 years of age...

Dizziness and Motion Sickness
...Along with these questions, your doctor will examine your ears, nose, and throat...

Facial Plastic Surgery
... The range of conditions that otolaryngologists diagnose and treat are widely varied and can involve the whole face, nose, lips, ears, and neck...

Children and Facial Trauma
...In children under three years old, the primary cause of these fractures is falls...

Pediatric Head and Neck Tumors
...These include the ones in front of the ears (parotid), below the jaw (submandibular), and underneath the tongue (sublingual)...

Sinusitis: Special Considerations for Aging Patients
...1 percent report that they suffer from chronic sinusitis; for those 75 years and older, the rate declines to 13...

Fall Prevention
Insight into preventing injuries caused by falls Why are falls more likely during the senior years...

Head and Neck Cancer
...If blood appears in your saliva or phlegm for more than a few days, you should see your physician...

TMJ
...Some people get ringing in their ears from TMJ...

Children and Facial Paralysis
...Between 75 percent and 90 percent of chickenpox cases occur in children under 10 years of age...

Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever)
... The physician will examine the skin, eyes, face and facial structures, ears, nose, and throat...

Child Screening
... In recent years, health organizations across the country, including the AmericanAcademy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, have worked to highlight the importance of screening all newborns for hearing loss...

Children and Facial Trauma
...In children less than three years old, the primary cause of these fractures is falls...

Cochlear-Meningitis Vaccination
... Recommendations for people with cochlear implants aged two years and older include the following: - Children who have cochlear implants, are aged 2 years and older, and have completed the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (Prevnar ®) series should receive one dose of the pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (Pneumovax ® 23)...

Day Care and Ear, Nose, and Throat
...Other signs of illness are an inability to take fluids, weakness or lethargy, sunken eyes, a depressed soft spot on top of infant's head, crying without tears, and dry mouth...

How Allergies Affect your Child's Ears, Nose, and Throat
... Not really - the interrelated structures of the ears, nose, and throat can cause certain medical problems which trigger additional disorders - all with the possibility of serious consequences...

Pediatric GERD
... More frequent or severe GER and EER can cause other problems in the stomach, esophagus, pharynx, larynx, lungs, sinuses, ears and even the teeth...

Pediatric Head and Neck Tumors
...These include the ones in front of the ears (parotid), below the jaw (submandibular), and underneath the tongue (sublingual)...

Pediatric Obesity and Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders
...Some 42 years ago, 13 percent of Americans were obese, and in 1980 15 percent were considered obese...

When Your Child Has Tinnitus
...This disorder can occur in one or both ears, range in pitch from a low roar to a high squeal, and may be continuous or sporadic...

Why Do Children Have Earaches?
... If the patient is age six or younger, it is recommended that tubes remain in place for up to two years...

Pediatric Sinusitis
... The following symptoms may indicate a sinus infection in your child: a "cold" lasting more than 10 to 14 days, sometimes with a low-grade fever thick yellow-green nasal drainage post-nasal drip, sometimes leading to or exhibited as sore throat, cough, bad breath, nausea and/or vomiting headache, usually in children age six or older irritability or fatigue swelling around the eyes Young children have immature immune systems and are more prone to infections of the nose, sinus, and ears, especially in the first several years of life...

Secondhand Smoke and Children
... Approximately 26 percent of adults in the United States currently smoke cigarettes, and 50 to 67 percent of children under five years of age live in homes with at least one adult smoker...

Laryngeal (Voice Box) Cancer
... Tobacco use is measured in pack-years, where one pack per day for one year is considered one pack-year...

Pediatric Head and Neck Tumors
...These include the ones in front of the ears (parotid), below the jaw (submandibular), and underneath the tongue (sublingual)...

Rhabdomyosarcoma
... More than 90 percent of rhabdomyosarcomas are diagnosed in people under 25 years old; about 60 percent of these cases are diagnosed in children under the age of 10...

Head and Neck Cancer
...If blood appears in your saliva or phlegm for more than a few days, you should see your physician...

Secondhand Smoke
... Approximately 26 percent of adults in the United States currently smoke cigarettes, and 50 to 67 percent of children less than five years of age live in homes with at least one adult smoker...

Skin Cancer
...It typically appears as a small raised bump that has a pearly appearance...

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Prairie Sinus Ear & Allergy PC

3000 N 14th St 3rd FloorBismarck, ND 58503
 

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