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Some doctors know they want to work in medicine from childhood.  Dr. Alex Caten was not one of those kids. While he pursued various interests early in life, medicine piqued his interest after he took an EMT course.

ear nose and throat doctor

Ear, nose and throat was the specialty that Erin was interested in, in large part because she helped care for a brother with significant ear issues when she was growing up.

K. Brian Romaneschi

You may not think of an ear, nose and throat surgeon first when you think of plastic surgery, but Dr. Brian Romaneschi could change that.

Woman squeezing nose from sinus pressure pain

Your head aches. You can’t breathe through your nose. The pressure in your face makes it painful to the touch. And just when you think you’re over it, the symptoms come back — week after week, month after month. If this sounds like you, you may suffer from chronic sinusitis.

Man sneezing over his computer desk

Northern Nevada has seen record levels of precipitation this winter and spring. While all this water is a boon for our rivers, lakes and water table, it has also been a windfall for our allergenic plants.

Dr. John Forest III with nurse and patient

As the son of a pediatrician, Dr. Forest was drawn to medicine as a young man, but he did not find his medical specialty passion until medical school.

Man using q-tip in ear

Turns out, earwax is nature’s ear soap. It lubricates the ear and carries away dead skin cells. It serves as a self-cleaning agent with protective, lubricating, and antibacterial properties. And without it, our ears get dry and itchy.

Binging and purging is associated with serious health risks, including problems with the throat. With 1.5 percent of American women suffering from bulimia in their lifetime, the opportunity for serious throat (esophagus) problems presents itself in more than 2,260,000 women.

When a physician combines exceptional medical skill with a truly compassionate approach, he becomes truly beloved by his patients.

An estimated 20 million Americans — or more than 12 percent — have some form of thyroid disease. Many are unaware of their condition. 

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