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Dr. Manteghi of Sierra Nevada Ear, Nose and Throat

I like solving problems, and pediatric ENT tends to lean more towards “see problem—fix problem” though there are plenty of complex cases out there to keep things interesting...

Loss of Taste and Smell

There are a number of variables to consider when uncovering what’s caused your loss of taste and smell. Some of those variables include:

Does my child need an ENT?

The parents and caregivers of young children know that kids get sick with numerous ailments any time of the year. So how does one determine when to seek out a pediatric ENT specialist?

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed all of our lives. From wearing face masks to attending more Zoom meetings than we can count, we’re all working to adapt to a new normal. At Sierra Nevada, Ear, Nose & Throat, we’re no exception.

Starting May 4, 2020, Sierra Nevada Ear, Nose & Throat will resume seeing patients in-person at the Carson City and Gardnerville offices Monday - Thursday from 8:30am - 4:30pm.

Doctors around the world are shedding new light on the initial symptoms people should watch for as early indicators of COVID-19. 

Achoo! There it is again. The dreaded common cold. Or is it? Colds and sinus infections have many similar symptoms that make it hard to self-diagnose. It’s important to understand the difference between a cold and a sinus infection so you can know when to seek treatment.

Who could imagine back in 1979 when Sony released the Walkman portable cassette player that the Japanese company would be unleashing a revolution in the way we listen to music? Fast forward 40 years and we’re still addicted to our earbuds. But, at what cost?

back to school allergies

As the summer ends and we find ourselves in back-to-school days, viruses and bacteria that we have picked up over the summer have a chance to rear their ugly heads in classrooms and offices everywhere.

Warm weather in northern Nevada means it’s time for trips to the lake, long hikes and family BBQs. But what do you do when a runny nose, itchy, watery eyes, congestion and other sinus conditions from seasonal allergies get in the way of the summer fun?

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