Coastal Ear, Nose & Throat - Recent Posts

When Should I Consider Visiting an ENT Doctor?

02-01-2020

Many patients wonder when they need to seek the assistance of a specialist. An ENT (ear, nose, and throat) doctor, or “otolaryngologist,” is a specialist who focuses on problems that impact these three areas. This may include anything from tonsillitis to swimmer’s ear. Otolaryngology is a medical specialty that pays close attention the neck up, […] ... more

Visit a pediatric ENT for your child’s speech delays

01-15-2020

Children learn a lot in a short period of time. Even within the first few years of their lives, so many changes happen. However, when parents are concerned about their child’s speech development and delays, it may be time for an assessment with a pediatric ENT. At Coastal Ear, Nose, and Throat in New Jersey, […] ... more

Understanding a Deviated Septum

05-15-2017

The bone and cartilage that divides your nostrils are called a septum. When the wall of the septum isn’t aligned correctly, it means the septum deviated, a condition that can cause serious symptoms when the septum doesn’t divide the nostrils evenly. Causes and Symptoms of a Deviated Septum There are many things that can cause […] ... more

How to Know When It’s Strep Throat

07-15-2016

A common sore throat is brought on by a virus, which can be very contagious and produce symptoms like drowsiness, congestion, stuffiness, coughing, aching and fever. While the symptoms are miserable, the good thing about a virus is that it will run its course in about a week with no antibiotics needed. On the other […] ... more

Nosebleeds – Cause for Concern?

04-15-2016

A bloody nose can be disconcerting, especially because it comes on without warning. If you’ve had a bloody nose (and most people have), you may ask yourself why it happens. The main causes of nose bleeds are: An injury to your nasal tissue, typically from a cold or allergies Very dry nasal tissue Blowing or […] ... more

What Causes Loss of Smell?

03-15-2016

Your sense of smell is one of your most powerful senses. The scent of cinnamon and pine during the holidays, fresh-cut grass in the spring, and burgers on the grill in the summer can effectively transport you back to happy times and fond memories. But if your sense of smell is impaired, it can be […] ... more

Epistaxis A.K.A. Nose Bleeds

02-07-2014

Are you having frequent nosebleeds? Epistaxis, or bleeding from the nose, can arise from many different causes. Bleeding can result from facial trauma, manual manipulation (putting your finger in your nose), dryness, deviated nasal septum, foreign body, inflammation, high blood pressure, bleeding disorders or other systemic disorders. Even certain medications can predispose you to nosebleeds. […] ... more

Sleep Apnea?

04-18-2013

Snoring and Sleep Apnea? Are they Different? ........YES, They are Different! Although a snoring problem can lead to Sleep Apnea. Sleep Apnea is a condition that occurs when the airway is blocked, and can actually cause you to stop breathing for 10 seconds or even longer. Sleep Apnea is a treatable condition. Below are possible […] ... more

Is Your Home Making You Sick?

04-11-2013

If you or a loved one suffers from allergies or asthma attacks then you know there are “triggers” that can bring on an attack. Some of the most common triggers are: Tobacco Smoke: Do not allow secondhand smoke near you, in your home, your car, or wherever you spend a lot of time Dust Mites: […] ... more