Category Archives: ENT

Should You Be Worried About a Nosebleed?

The sight of blood is typically cause for concern. Not only does bleeding signal an injury, it usually signifies a serious one. However, in the case of nosebleeds, most don’t require medical attention and are generally benign. However, there are some instances when nosebleeds should necessitate an immediate visit to the doctor. Knowing the difference between […]

Headache and Stuffy Nose? Why It Could Be Sinusitis

Sinusitis affects more than 31 million Americans in the country each year. With varying degrees of sinusitis, from acute to chronic, many Americans may suffer without knowing what is causing it. Allergies and infections can cause swelling of the sinuses. This inflammation of the sinuses is sinusitis. It can have painful and debilitating symptoms. You may have sinusitis […]

What Is Surfer’s Ear And What Can Be Done About It?

With advancements in wetsuit technology, our bodies are capable of being out on the water in harsher, more cold and wet conditions; however, whereas our body is now equipped to handle the cold of the water, our poor ears have been left… to grow bone? Surfer’s ear, named because of its prevalence in surfers, is caused […]

What is Tympanoplasty and How Does it Fix Eardrum Perforation?

Have you ever experienced a punctured or perforated eardrum? It can be an incredibly painful condition that can impact your hearing and balance. Dr. Daneshrad uses a procedure called tympanoplasty to help repair the damage and restore hearing. But what exactly happens during this surgery? What Is Eardrum Perforation? An eardrum perforation is a hole in the […]

What Causes Nosebleeds?

Nosebleeds are a common condition that occurs in most patients at one time or another during their lifetime. They are typically not too serious and can be treated at home. However, in some cases, nosebleeds can be a sign of a more serious condition and may require medical attention. If you are experiencing frequent nosebleeds […]

What Is Laryngopharyngeal Reflux?

Dr. Payam Daneshrad of the Daneshrad Clinic in Santa Monica and Torrance, CA, is a professional who can assist in diagnosing and treating a variety of conditions that involve the ear, nose, and throat. This includes serving individuals who are struggling with certain conditions, such as laryngopharyngeal reflux. What Is Laryngopharyngeal Reflux? Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) […]

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