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#ENT Facts: When scented candles are burned past their recommended amount of time, they produce soot that can contaminate the air and get into your nose/airways. #WestwoodENT #CT #Facts #NoseFacts #Candles #ENTFacts #Nose
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#ENT Facts: Parosmia is an olfactory dysfunction in which the brain is unable to properly identify the "natural" smell of an odor. #WestwoodENT #CT #ENTFacts #Parosmia #OlfactorySystem #Dysfunction #Nose #Facts #Smell
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The cochlear implant team at UC Irvine has several patents in the design and invention of cochlear implants and have done pioneering surgery in the area. http://ent.uci.edu/clinical-specialties/ear-surgery/cochlear-implant-center.asp


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Unfortunately, no specific cause of spasmodic dysphonia has been identified. There are some suggestions that certain parts of the brain may be responsible for these irregular contractions of the vocal cords, but no targeted therapy has been developed yet. http://ent.uci.edu/more-at-uc-irvine/more-on-throat-disorders/spasmodic-dysphonia.asp


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Most of the time, hoarseness is a temporary condition due to throat irritation or overuse of the vocal cords. In some cases, surgery may be necessary to restore the normal sound of the voice. http://ent.uci.edu/more-at-uc-irvine/more-on-throat-disorders/surgery-for-hoarseness.asp

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