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These blogs are meant to be interesting, engaging and educational—they are not meant to be diagnostic tools or replace an appointment with or the advice of a doctor. Enjoy!

Swimmer's Ear

Summer is almost here, Oklahoma, and I remember when I was a young girl, that my summer consisted of either being at the neighborhood pool, going to the lakes in NE Oklahoma or even visiting my aunts in Daytona Beach. I just about lived in my bathing suit all summer long. And every summer, I…

ent doctor and ent specialist

As your Oklahoma ENT specialist, we at OOA want to educate patients as much as we possibly can. While we are on the forefront of information about all things ENT, we realize that our patients do not always have the same awareness, and, this makes sense–this is part of what makes us experts in our…

The Difference Between Strep Throat and Tonsillitis

We at OOA want to make sure that our patients are as educated and informed as possible. Of course we want to have you come see us as your ENT experts, and—we want you to take part in your own health, and have awareness about your own symptoms so you know when it is time…

Things to Know about the thyroid

We at OOA make education of our patients a big priority. We want to make sure that you as the patient are well-informed and educated about all things ENT. While you come to us as the experts in ENT Oklahoma, we want you to have a foundation of knowledge when it comes to your health….

While traveling this coming spring break, by airplane, it may be good to know that ear problems are the most common medical complaint that may result in temporary pain and hearing loss for your child.  You can make your air travel more comfortable by simply learning to equalize the air pressure in your child’s ears,…

February is Kids ENT Health Month! As such, we want to spend this month’s blog talking about pediatric ENT health issues. While there are so many pediatric ENT issues that we could cover here, we thought we would talk about pediatric sinusitis, as it is fairly common (though often difficult to diagnose) in children. Young…

As you go to an ENT in Oklahoma, we at Oklahoma Otolaryngology Associates want to educate you about cerumen—more commonly known as earwax. Many of us have grown up believing that earwax is an “icky” bodily substance meant to be gotten rid of. Throughout the years, people have inserted all kinds of foreign objects into…