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You can use the latest research and guidelines included here to make better informed decisions, and help you find the treatment options that are right for you.

Built by ENT specialists, often with other healthcare providers and consumers, these fact sheets were developed from guidelines that used a national standard for reviewing scientific findings, weighing the benefits and potential harms of alternative care options.

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Man holding throat due to hoarseness

Rest your voice briefly to prevent voice fatigue, straining, and overuse; but avoid smoking and second-hand smoke from cigarettes, cigars, and pipes that can irritate your throat.

Man experiencing vertigo

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is the most common inner ear problem and cause of vertigo, or false sense of spinning.

Woman with neck pain

The mass in your neck may indicate a serious medical problem. It does not mean you have cancer, but it does mean you need more evaluation to make a diagnosis.

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How to Prevent Hoarseness (Dysphonia)

Hoarseness, or dysphonia, is characterized by altered vocal quality, pitch, loudness, or vocal effort that impairs communication as assessed by a clinician and/or affects quality of life.

FAQs: Rhinoplasty Patients

It is not unusual to have swelling and perhaps bruising, depending on the type of rhinoplasty. It may take about seven to 10 days for bruising to resolve.

FAQs for Adults with a Neck Mass

A neck mass may indicate a serious medical problem. It does not mean you have cancer, but it does mean you need more evaluation to make a diagnosis.

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