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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January 1, 2017

The otolaryngologists at AOC Physicians often see patients come in suffering from dizziness and signs of vertigo. These two symptoms can be caused by a number of ear conditions, including diseases of the inner ear, viral infections, and more. However, by defining the symptom, a physician can better diagnose the underlying condition. Vertigo is...

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December 8, 2016

Parents have a big job after their child comes home from a tonsillectomy procedure. Between keeping a medication schedule and encouraging kids to eat with a sore throat, recovery can be tough on children. Many parents wonder when it’s ok for kids to return to school following their procedure. This can be a difficult decision because some kids...

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December 1, 2016

Different hearing aids exist for different needs and they typically sit behind the ear or inside the inner ear. Although dirt and debris may build up in different places depending on the hearing aid, it’s no secret these devices need regular cleaning and care. 

What not to do:

Our hearing specialists urge patients...

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November 11, 2016

Flu season is officially upon us, which is why everyone around you may be getting sick. It’s difficult to know what you could have, because conditions like the flu, cold, sinusitis, and strep throat share at least one or more symptoms. Still, when you develop a sore throat, some symptoms are self-explanatory, like a scratchy throat; or,...

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September 28, 2016

Blog Synopsis:

According to Brazilian researchers, people who suffer from tinnitus may find relief from the hormone oxytocin. Oxytocin is a powerful hormone often known as the “cuddle” or “love” hormone because it encourages social interactions and bonding. In this blog, the physicians at AOC explain results from the study... Read More
September 22, 2016

Blog Synopsis:

Cauliflower ear is a condition caused by a blunt trauma or injury; this ear deformity is common in boxing and wrestling. When this injury occurs, blood and oxygen can’t reach the tissue in the ear, further damaging the auricle (cartilage part of the ear covered by skin). In this blog, the physicians at AOC... Read More