Arizona Otolaryngology Consultants (AOC) was established in 1997 and has selected physicians with the highest level of training and expertise in ENT care and ENT subspecialty care. 

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February 13, 2018

Pouring water into your nose may seem like a strange thing to do, but it just might help with your allergies.

Nasal sinus irrigation has been practiced since ancient times in India. And modern research shows that it is indeed safe and effective, if done correctly.

How does sinus irrigation work?

Nasal sinus...

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January 30, 2018

Vertigo is the sensation of movement, even when neither you nor your surroundings are moving. As a child you may have voluntarily induced vertigo by turning around and around in a circle until you fell down giggling.

For vertigo patients, though, the sensation is no fun. They can sometimes have trouble walking and feel nauseated and...

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December 15, 2017

Most people, at some point in their lives, will experience a nosebleed. Whether your nosebleed is caused by an injury or happens spontaneously, it’s important for patients to know that this medical phenomenon is usually nothing to worry about. Still, it is possible for people to experience occasional nosebleeds. In these instances, we encourage...

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November 29, 2017

If you’ve ever watched a Tums, Rolaids, or Pepto-Bismol commercial before, you’re probably familiar with the term “acid reflux” or “heartburn.” If you don’t experience acid reflux, consider yourself lucky!

If you do, then you know all about the burning chest pain, nausea, belching, and regurgitation symptoms acid reflux disease can cause...

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October 31, 2017

And just like that, the holidays are in full swing! With Halloween over and done with, it’s now time to prepare for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Like most Americans, this time of year is highly anticipated, as the holiday season allows us to see family and friends!

If you’re planning to take a bus, car, train, or plane to see your family...

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September 14, 2017

Occasionally, you’ll hear someone say they’re tongue-tied when they can’t find the right words to say or they have a brief lapse in speech. While these moments are harmless for adults, being tongue-tied as a newborn can inhibit vital activities, such as breastfeeding. For those unfamiliar with this condition, tongue-tie is a congenital anomaly...

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