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  • Allergy and Sinus | ENT Doctor Singapore: Treatment of Ear Nose Throat Allergy and Snoring - Dr. Y T Pang at Health Sense Specialists
    accurate assessment of your allergy you can consult the ENT Specialist at the Centre for Ear Nose Throat Allergy Snoring CENTAS Common Causes of Allergy Inhalant from the air such as house dust mite pollens dog cats fur This can be identifed by skin or blood tests Food Allergy may be of the immediate or delayed form Often food allergy is the non immediate type They appear much later and make specialised tests necessary for diagnosis Symptoms caused by food allergy include eczema chronic cough nasal polyps phlgem in absence of infection chronic headaches etc Often the symptoms are nonspecific and the individual has seek numerous medical opinions without relief Managing Allergies On identification of the allergy a program for management of the allergy is proposed This include methods of avoidance medical treatment and where appropriate immunotherapy 1 Avoidance Often the cause of symptoms of allergy can be avoided or removed For example a particular food can be avoided or a pet can be removed from the home or kept away from sleeping area Some causes of symptoms cannot be eliminated but exposure can be reduced For example pollens dust mites and molds cause most allergies among adults and kids Environmental factors Modify environment to minimize the troublesome exposures Dust allergy Use high quality air cleaner HEPA Maintain low humidity No plush toys Avoid carpets and drapes upholstered furniture Allergen proof covers for mattress and pillows Wet mop and vacuum frequently Pet allergy Make the living space and the pets exclusive For example confine the pet to an area or getting someone to care for your pet Grass pollen allergy Wear mask when mowing grass change clothes after mowing pre treat with nasal spray or avoid the job totally Mould allergy Reduce humidity to reduce mould growth Reduce the number of house plants Don t let damp clothes sit in the washing machine dry the clothes immediately Dry bathroom walls after shower Install a bathroom fan and vent 2 Medication Medications are frequently used to decrease or eliminate allergy symptoms These include steroid nasal sprays steroid tablets and antihistamines Whilst they are effective in controlling symptoms they do not provide a cure for allergy 3 Immunotherapy Desensitisation Immunotherapy or desensitisation works by changing the way the body responds to the triggering allergies It is the only means of curing allergy For instance if you are allergic to dust mite immunotherapy can prevent you from reacting to dust mite after an appropriate length of treatment In trained hands immunotherapy is a safe and effective treatment Recent developments of sublingual oral drops have also make the implementation of treatment hassle free and convenient Excellent results have been seen in allergic rhinitis and allergic asthma patients undergoing this treatment Children from 3 years can start on treatment after confirmation of their allergy Dr Pang has great experience in the use of sublingual immunotherapy to treat allergies Book an appointment with HealthSense Specialist Dr YT Pang to look at your ENT problems and get

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  • Nose Bleeds | ENT Doctor Singapore: Treatment of Ear Nose Throat Allergy and Snoring - Dr. Y T Pang at Health Sense Specialists
    the mouth and throat even if the patient is sitting up or standing If the patient is lying down even the anterior nosebleeds can flow backwards especially if patient coughs or blow the nose Nevertheless it is important to try to make the distinction since posterior nosebleeds are often more severe and almost always require the physician s care Posterior nosebleeds are more likely to occur in older people persons with high blood pressure and in cases of injury to the nose or face Nosebleeds in children are almost always of the anterior type Anterior nosebleeds are common in dry climates or during the winter months when the dry air parches the nasal membranes so that they crust crack and bleed This can be prevented by moisturizing the septum with Vaseline type ointment If the nosebleeds persist you should see your doctor The bleeding vessel can be cauterised in a simple outpatient procedure that may permanently solve the problem How to stop an Anterior Nosebleed If you or your child has an anterior nosebleed you may be able to care for it yourself using the following steps 1 Pinch all the soft part of the nose together between you thumb and two fingers 2 Press firmly toward the face compressing the pinched parts of the nose against the bones of the face 3 Hold it for 5 minutes timed by a clock 4 Keep head higher than the level of the heart sit up or lie with head elevated 5 Apply ice crushed in a plastic bag or washcloth to nose and cheeks How to prevent Re bleeding after bleeding has stopped 6 Do not pick or blow nose sniffing is all right 7 Do not strain or bend down to lift anything heavy 8 Keep head higher than the level of the heart What to do if Re bleeding occurs 9 Clear nose of all blood cots by sniffing in forcefully 10 Spray nose four times on both sides with decongestant spray such as Aftin Otivin 11 Pinch and press nose into face again as in steps 1 3 above 12 See a doctor When to call the doctor or go to a hospital Emergency room If bleeding canot be stopped or keeps reappearing If bleeding is rapid or if blood loss is large If you feel weak or faint presumably from blood loss If bleeding begins by going down the back of the throat rather than the front to the nose Book an appointment with HealthSense Specialist Dr YT Pang to look at your ENT problems and get cured Search Quick Enquiry Name Phone Required Your Email Address Required Country Your Country Afghanistan Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Timor Leste Brazil Brunei Darussalam Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Cayman Islands Central African Republic Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros

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  • Nasal Polyps | ENT Doctor Singapore: Treatment of Ear Nose Throat Allergy and Snoring - Dr. Y T Pang at Health Sense Specialists
    not cause any problems nasal polyp9 Over time however they slowly increase in size till it affects breathing and the patient becomes aware nasal polyp1 The polyps will also block the sinuses giving rise to sinus infection and nasal discharge The sense of smell is also affected as air could not reach the smell organs As the polyp is attached on a stalk to the side of the nose some patients will feel something moving inside the nose Polyps are generally found quite far back in the nose they may not be obvious on casual examination from the front of the nose Endoscopy may be required to make the correct diagnosis They will only be obvious when looking into the nose if they become very large What are the possible causes of nasal polyps The exact cause of nasal polyps is unclear Possible causes include allergy infection aspirin allergies and cystic fibrosis Are there any dangerous nasal polyps If the polyp is only present in one nostril there is a possibility that this is not a simple polyp A biopsy would be needed to exclude a tumor If the polyps are bilateral they are most likely to be benign What are the possible treatments for nasal polyps Steroid nasal spray can be used to try to shrink the polyps Should the medication not be effective surgery would be an option Prior to the surgery a Computerized Tomography CT scan of the sinuses will be required to determine the extent of the disease Surgery is usually done through the nose with the help of endoscopes and special equipment The operation can also be performed in conjunction with the latest technique of balloon sinuplasty allowing less tissue to be removed Can the polyps recur after surgery A proportion of the patients can have recurrence after the surgery The time to the recurrence is very varied In some it may return in a year while in others it may be 10 to 20 years later As there is a suggested link between nasal polyps and food allergy food allergy testing is recommended during the initial treatment Avoiding the incriminating food will help in the reduction of symptoms and recurrence Book an appointment with HealthSense Specialist Dr YT Pang to look at your ENT problems and get cured Search Quick Enquiry Name Phone Required Your Email Address Required Country Your Country Afghanistan Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Timor Leste Brazil Brunei Darussalam Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Cayman Islands Central African Republic Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Congo the Democratic Republic of the Cook Islands Costa Rica Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Falkland Islands Malvinas Faroe Islands Fiji Finland France French Guiana French Polynesia Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana

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  • Thyroid Disease
    This is due to a lack of thyroid hormone thyroxine in the body Symptoms i nclude Fatigue Weight Gain Poor Concentration Dry Skin Brittle Nails Hair Loss Intolerance of Cold Treatment is the replacement of the deficient thyroxin Synthetic thyroid hormone such as levo thyroxine can alleviate symptoms as it works like the patient s own In cases where the cause is lack of iodine intake replacing the iodine the diet will help This is however not a common cause in SIngapore Hyperthyroidism This is due to overactivity of the thyroid gland The thyroxine level in the body is raised This result in numerous metabolic changes Symptoms include Fast Heart Rate Palpitations Irritability Anxiety Weight Loss Trembling hands Bulging EyesThy Treatment is by anti thyroid medication radio iodine treatment or by surgery The individual may need thyroxine replacement after radio iodine treatment or surgery Search Quick Enquiry Name Phone Required Your Email Address Required Country Your Country Afghanistan Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Timor Leste Brazil Brunei Darussalam Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Cayman Islands Central African Republic Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Congo the Democratic Republic of the Cook Islands Costa Rica Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Falkland Islands Malvinas Faroe Islands Fiji Finland France French Guiana French Polynesia Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Gibraltar Greece Greenland Grenada Guadeloupe Guam Guatemala Guinea Guinea Bissau Guyana Haiti Holy See Vatican City State Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Islamic Republic of Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Korea Republic

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  • ARTICLES | ENT Doctor Singapore: Treatment of Ear Nose Throat Allergy and Snoring - Dr. Y T Pang at Health Sense Specialists
    Keeping Sinuses clear Medical News Celon Technique for Snoring Sleep Apnoea Say GoodBye To Allergies EzyHealth Aug 2007 Allergic Rhinitis Treatment Medication vs Relief Medication Allergic Rhinitis Chinese Allergic Rhinitis 2 Chinese Coughs Colds Chinese Testimonial Stephanie Hoeftz Germany Snoring Sleep Apnoea LUMA Balloon Sinuplasty Sleep Apnoea 5 Methods of Treatment Chinese Snoring Sleep Apnoea Snoring Sleep Apnoea Chinese Sleep Study Sleep Study Test in the Comfort of your Bed Outpatient Snoring Procedures Sleep Apnea Allergies Children s Allergies Allergy Chinese Allergy Basics A Cure for Allergies Experience of an Asthmatic Patient Overcome Your Allergies Sinus Sinusitis Sinus Sinusitis Balloon Sinuplasty Latest Technique in Sinus Infection Treatment New Treatment for Sinusitis LUMA Balloon Sinuplasty Ear Hearing Structure of the ear Cause of hearing loss Hearing Aid Common Ear Nose Throat Problems in Children Children ENT Common Ear Nose Throat Problems in Children General Information Tinnitus Thyroid Tonsils Adenoids Nose Cancer Nose Bleeds Slivary Gland Stones Search Quick Enquiry Name Phone Required Your Email Address Required Country Your Country Afghanistan Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Timor Leste Brazil Brunei Darussalam Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Cayman Islands Central African Republic Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Congo the Democratic Republic of the Cook Islands Costa Rica Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Falkland Islands Malvinas Faroe Islands Fiji Finland France French Guiana French Polynesia Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Gibraltar Greece Greenland Grenada Guadeloupe Guam Guatemala Guinea Guinea Bissau Guyana Haiti Holy See Vatican City State Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Islamic Republic of Iraq

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  • News Paper and Magazine | ENT Doctor Singapore: Treatment of Ear Nose Throat Allergy and Snoring - Dr. Y T Pang at Health Sense Specialists
    an Asthmatic Patient Experience of an Asthmatic Patient Overcome Your Allergies Sinus Sinusitis New Treatment for Sinusitis Sinus Sinusitis Balloon Sinuplasty Latest Technique in Sinus Treatment Ear Hearing Causes of hearing loss Hearing Aid Structure of the ear Noise Induced Deafness EAR WAX Children ENT Common Ear Nose Throat Problems in Children General Information NOSE BLEEDS Nose Cancer Salivary Gland Stones Thyroid TINNITUS Tonsils Adenoids CONTACT News Paper and Magazine News Paper and Magazine Articles Search Quick Enquiry Name Phone Required Your Email Address Required Country Your Country Afghanistan Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Timor Leste Brazil Brunei Darussalam Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Cayman Islands Central African Republic Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Congo the Democratic Republic of the Cook Islands Costa Rica Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Falkland Islands Malvinas Faroe Islands Fiji Finland France French Guiana French Polynesia Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Gibraltar Greece Greenland Grenada Guadeloupe Guam Guatemala Guinea Guinea Bissau Guyana Haiti Holy See Vatican City State Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Islamic Republic of Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Korea Republic of Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macao Macedonia the Former Yugoslav Republic of Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Marshall Islands Martinique Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Federated States of Moldova Republic of Monaco Mongolia Montserrat Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nauru Nepal Netherlands Netherlands Antilles New Caledonia New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Niue Norfolk Island Northern Mariana Islands Norway Oman Pakistan Palau Panama

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  • Allergic Rhinitis (Chinese) | ENT Doctor Singapore: Treatment of Ear Nose Throat Allergy and Snoring - Dr. Y T Pang at Health Sense Specialists
    Your Allergies Sinus Sinusitis New Treatment for Sinusitis Sinus Sinusitis Balloon Sinuplasty Latest Technique in Sinus Treatment Ear Hearing Causes of hearing loss Hearing Aid Structure of the ear Noise Induced Deafness EAR WAX Children ENT Common Ear Nose Throat Problems in Children General Information NOSE BLEEDS Nose Cancer Salivary Gland Stones Thyroid TINNITUS Tonsils Adenoids CONTACT Allergic Rhinitis Chinese Published in Pregnancy Parenthood Guide September 2005 Book an appointment with HealthSense Specialist Dr YT Pang to look at your ENT problems and get cured Search Quick Enquiry Name Phone Required Your Email Address Required Country Your Country Afghanistan Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Timor Leste Brazil Brunei Darussalam Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Cayman Islands Central African Republic Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Congo the Democratic Republic of the Cook Islands Costa Rica Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Falkland Islands Malvinas Faroe Islands Fiji Finland France French Guiana French Polynesia Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Gibraltar Greece Greenland Grenada Guadeloupe Guam Guatemala Guinea Guinea Bissau Guyana Haiti Holy See Vatican City State Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Islamic Republic of Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Korea Republic of Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macao Macedonia the Former Yugoslav Republic of Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Marshall Islands Martinique Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Federated States of Moldova Republic of Monaco Mongolia Montserrat Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nauru Nepal Netherlands Netherlands Antilles New Caledonia New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Niue

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  • Allergic Rhinitis 2 (Chinese) | ENT Doctor Singapore: Treatment of Ear Nose Throat Allergy and Snoring - Dr. Y T Pang at Health Sense Specialists
    Your Allergies Sinus Sinusitis New Treatment for Sinusitis Sinus Sinusitis Balloon Sinuplasty Latest Technique in Sinus Treatment Ear Hearing Causes of hearing loss Hearing Aid Structure of the ear Noise Induced Deafness EAR WAX Children ENT Common Ear Nose Throat Problems in Children General Information NOSE BLEEDS Nose Cancer Salivary Gland Stones Thyroid TINNITUS Tonsils Adenoids CONTACT Allergic Rhinitis 2 Chinese Published in U Me Magazine Book an appointment with HealthSense Specialist Dr YT Pang to look at your ENT problems and get cured Search Quick Enquiry Name Phone Required Your Email Address Required Country Your Country Afghanistan Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Timor Leste Brazil Brunei Darussalam Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Cayman Islands Central African Republic Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Congo the Democratic Republic of the Cook Islands Costa Rica Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Falkland Islands Malvinas Faroe Islands Fiji Finland France French Guiana French Polynesia Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Gibraltar Greece Greenland Grenada Guadeloupe Guam Guatemala Guinea Guinea Bissau Guyana Haiti Holy See Vatican City State Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Islamic Republic of Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Korea Republic of Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macao Macedonia the Former Yugoslav Republic of Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Marshall Islands Martinique Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Federated States of Moldova Republic of Monaco Mongolia Montserrat Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nauru Nepal Netherlands Netherlands Antilles New Caledonia New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Niue Norfolk

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