Our Office is Now Open – What You Should Know

Dear patients:

Chevy Chase ENT and Audiology is open and, in addition to telemedicine evaluations, we are now available for in-office visits. We are committed to patient, staff and community safety during the COVID-19 Pandemic. We are taking many precautions to enhance safety and limit exposure without compromising quality of care.

What is GERD

GERD is short for gastroesophageal reflux disease and is a digestive disorder that affects the lower esophageal sphincter (LES).

  • Gastroesophageal – it refers to the stomach and esophagus
  • Reflux – it means to flow back or return

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The Epley Maneuver

The Epley Maneuver is used to treat vertigo caused by the disorder paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV).

  • Beningn – it is not life-threatening
  • Paroxysmal – it come in sudden, brief spells
  • Positional – it gets triggered by certain head positions or movements
  • Vertigo –

Nosebleeds

Nosebleeds, while sometimes aggressive and very messy, are usually extremely easy to handle. They are very common, especially in children between 2 and 10 year old and adults between 50 and 80 years old.

A nosebleed seems fairly straightforward: blood is exiting the body from your nose.

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