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Deviated Nasal Septum

Estimates are that 80 percent of all nasal septums are off-center, a condition that is generally not noticed. A “deviated septum” occurs when the septum is severely shifted away from the midline. The most common symptom from a badly deviated or crooked septum is difficulty breathing through the nose. The symptoms are usually worse on …

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Hearing Tests

Hearing Tests at Potomac ENT An audiologist will normally start by asking you some questions relating to your hearing, such as how you experience your hearing, if you have been subjected to loud noise or other incidents, if people in your family suffer from hearing loss or whether you hear better in one ear or …

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What Is Tinnitus?

Tinnitus is commonly described as a ringing in the ears, but it also can sound like roaring, clicking, hissing, or buzzing. It may be soft or loud, high pitched or low pitched. You might hear it in either one or both ears. Roughly 10 percent of the adult population of the United States has experienced …

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What is Sinusitis

Sinusitis Overview & Treatments Sinusitis affects 37 million people each year, making it one of the most common health problems in the U.S.  Is defined as an inflammation of the sinus lining, and is commonly caused by structural issues such as ostial blockage, bacterial infections, viral infections or a combination of these. Symptoms include: drainage …

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Potomac ENT is now a Division of The Centers for Advanced ENT Care (CAdENT)

The Centers for Advanced ENT Care, the Mid-Atlantic’s premier provider of comprehensive ear, nose, and throat services, offers patients the highest standard of professional medical care with state-of-the-art equipment at convenient and readily-accessible practice locations. With over 30 locations and 60 providers throughout the Virginia/Maryland/DC tri-state area, our compassionate providers deliver expert treatment in all …

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