Arizona Ear, Nose & Throat Physicians
Sun City West: (623) 975-1660
Sun City:  (623) 972-2951

Our team of specialists and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. Or, for a more comprehensive search of our entire Web site, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.

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Our Services
...Whether you have swimmer's ear, a sore throat, trouble swallowing or hearing loss, our physicians will work with you to achieve your optimal health...

Ailments That Affect Your Throat
A sore throat is never a fun experience...

FAQ for ENTs
... When should I see a doctor for a sore throat...

What Is Causing My Sore Throat?
There are several factors that can cause a sore throat...

What are Common Ear, Nose, and Throat Issues?
...While a sore throat may also be the result of a viral infection, if you are faced with a severe sore throat that doesn’t go away, it’s important that you visit an ENT doctor who can provide a proper diagnosis...

Treating Sore Throats
It started as a small itch, but now it’s completely bloomed into a sore throat...

Throat
... About Your Voice Common Problems That Can Affect Your Voice Day Care and Ear, Nose, and Throat Effects of Medications on Voice Gastroesphageal Reflux (GERD) How Allergies Affect your Child's Ears, Nose, and Throat Keeping Your Voice Healthy Laryngeal (Voice Box) Cancer Laryngopharyngeal Reflux and Children Nodules, Polyps, and Cysts Pediatric GERD Pediatric Obesity and Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders Special Care for Occupational and Professional Voice Users Tips for Healthy Voices Tonsillectomy Procedures Tonsillitis Tonsils and Adenoids PostOp Vocal Cord Paralysis GERD and LPR Hoarseness How the Voice Works Secondhand Smoke Sore Throats Swallowing Disorders Tonsils and Adenoids

Gastroesphageal Reflux (GERD)
...In infants and children, GERD can cause repeated vomiting, coughing, and other respiratory problems such as sore throat and ear infections...

How Allergies Affect your Child's Ears, Nose, and Throat
... Sore throats: Allergies may lead to the formation of too much mucus which can make the nose run or drip down the back of the throat, leading to "post-nasal drip...

Laryngeal (Voice Box) Cancer
... Signs and Symptoms of Laryngeal Cancer Signs and symptoms of laryngeal cancer include: progressive or persistent hoarseness, difficulty swallowing, persistent sore throat or pain with swallowing, difficulty breathing, pain in the ear, or a lump in the neck...

Pediatric GERD (Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease) and Your Otolaryngologist
...Consequently, other typical symptoms could include crying/irritability, poor appetite/feeding and swallowing difficulties, failure to thrive/weight loss, regurgitation ("wet burps" or outright vomiting), stomach aches (dyspepsia), abdominal/chest pain (heartburn), sore throat, hoarseness, apnea, laryngeal and tracheal stenoses, asthma/wheezing, chronic sinusitis, ear infections/fluid, and dental caries...

Tonsillectomy Procedures
...This procedure is recommended for chronic recurrent tonsillitis, chronic sore throats, severe halitosis, or airway obstruction caused by enlarged tonsils...

Tonsillitis
... Acute tonsillitis: Patients have a fever, sore throat, foul breath, dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), odynophagia (painful swallowing), and tender cervical lymph nodes...

GERD and LPR
... Unfortunately, GERD and LPR are often overlooked in infants and children, leading to repeated vomiting, coughing in GERD, and airway and respiratory problems in LPR, such as sore throat and ear infections...

Secondhand Smoke
...It also increases the number of children’s colds and sore throats...

Sore Throats
Insight into relief for a sore throat What causes a sore throat...

Tonsils and Adenoids
...Other symptoms are: Redder than normal tonsils A white or yellow coating on the tonsils A slight voice change due to swelling Sore throat, sometimes accompanied by ear pain...

How Allergies Affect your Child's Ears, Nose, and Throat
... Sore throats: The hay fever allergens may lead to the formation of too much mucus which can make the nose run or drip down the back of the throat, leading to "post-nasal drip...

Injection Snoreplasty
... Possible Side Effects of Injection Snoreplasty A residual sore throat or feeling that something is "stuck" in the back of the mouth may occur...

Laser Assisted Uvula Palatoplasty (LAUP)
...For the majority of those undergoing this procedure there will be swallowing pain similar to a severe sore throat...

Post-Nasal Drip
...Heartburn, indigestion, and sore throat are common symptoms...

Salivary Glands
...These lymph nodes are the structures in the upper neck that often become tender during a common sore throat...

Sinusitis
... The following symptoms may indicate a sinus infection in your child: A "cold" lasting more than 10 to 14 days, sometimes with low-grade fever Thick yellow-green nasal drainage Post-nasal drip, sometimes leading to or exhibited as sore throat, cough, bad breath, nausea and/or vomiting Headache, usually not before age 6 Irritability or fatigue Swelling around the eyes If despite appropriate medical therapy these symptoms persist, care should be taken to seek an underlying cause...

Tonsils and Adenoids
... Tell him/her to expect a sore throat after surgery...

How Allergies Affect your Child's Ears, Nose, and Throat
... Sore throats: The hay fever allergens may lead to the formation of too much mucus which can make the nose run or drip down the back of the throat, leading to "post-nasal drip...

Pediatric GERD
...Consequently, other typical symptoms could include crying/irritability, poor appetite/feeding and swallowing difficulties, failure to thrive/weight loss, regurgitation ("wet burps" or outright vomiting), stomach aches (dyspepsia), abdominal/chest pain (heartburn), sore throat, hoarseness, apnea, laryngeal and tracheal stenoses, asthma/wheezing, chronic sinusitis, ear infections/fluid, and dental caries...

Pediatric Sinusitis
... The following symptoms may indicate a sinus infection in your child: a "cold" lasting more than 10 to 14 days, sometimes with a low-grade fever thick yellow-green nasal drainage post-nasal drip, sometimes leading to or exhibited as sore throat, cough, bad breath, nausea and/or vomiting headache, usually in children age six or older irritability or fatigue swelling around the eyes Young children have immature immune systems and are more prone to infections of the nose, sinus, and ears, especially in the first several years of life...

Secondhand Smoke and Children
...It also increases the number of children's colds and sore throats...

Laryngeal (Voice Box) Cancer
... Signs and Symptoms of Laryngeal Cancer Signs and symptoms of laryngeal cancer include: progressive or persistent hoarseness, difficulty swallowing, persistent sore throat or pain with swallowing, difficulty breathing, pain in the ear, or a lump in the neck...

Contact Us

PLEASE CALL OUR MAIN PHONE NUMBER 623-975-1660 DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS.

Sun City West Office

10503 W Thunderbird Blvd #104Sun City, AZ 85351
13949 W Meeker Blvd Ste CSun City West, AZ 85375-4424