Tag Archives: covid

Time For a Third Dose?

On Friday Sep 17th 2021 The FDA Advisory Panel made new recommendations about a third Pfizer COVID shot.  There was UNANIMOUS recommendation that those aged 65 and older be offered a third dose at 6 months following their second dose.  There was also UNANIMOUS recommendation that those at high risk of severe COVID-19, and those […]

Coronavirus-Related Hearing Loss

COVID and Hearing Health Most otolaryngologists will agree that hearing complaints are on the rise this past year – whether it’s sudden hearing loss, new onset sensory hearing loss, and new or worsening tinnitus (ringing in the ears).  We have seen these complaints during and following a confirmed COVID-19 infection, as well as seemingly on […]

Post COVID Sinus Infections

Now amidst the Delta-wave of infections amongst the unvaccinated in Georgia, it is clear in our practice we are seeing a lot of exacerbations of sinus infections. COVID-19 often causes sinus and upper respiratory symptoms such as loss of smell, congestion, and a severe headache. However this leaves the susceptible person open to sinus infections […]

Mild or Asymptomatic COVID-19? What to do

With serious illness related to Coronavirus running rampant in the country right now, also running rampant are people with mild symptoms or even no symptoms.  Many people are screening positive – maybe testing purely as a result of an exposure or as part of a screening program.  What do you do if you screen positive? […]

Sinus Relief: How Do I Relieve Sinus Pressure?

Do you suffer from obstructed nasal breathing, obstructive sleep apnea, chronic drainage or recurring facial pressure? You may think you have a sinus infection, but antibiotics may not be the answer. In fact, it is incredibly common for people to suspect an infection when nasal inflammation, also known as rhinitis, is the cause of their […]