Ear, Nose, Throat
Ear, Nose, Throat services are available on the first and third Wednesday morning of every month.
David Denman, M.D., F.A.C.S., is board certified in Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Denman will be in Manning on the first and third Wednesday of every month to offer adult and pediatric ENT services that address problems occurring within the ear, nose and throat.
Adults and children who experience disorders or conditions in the ear, nose and throat areas of the body may be referred to an ENT specialist by their primary care doctor or they are able to make self-referrals. Dr. Denman will diagnose and treat a wide variety of conditions, including hearing loss, tinnitus, ear infection, nerve damage, deviated septums, chronic sinusitis, throat cancer and vocal issues, and acute or chronic throat infections, among many others. ENT specialists also provide checkups, perform surgeries, and test for many diseases associated with the head and neck.
To make an appointment at MRHC with Dr. Denman, call 712-655-8112.
What to expect from an ENT appointment?
At the first appointment, you can discuss any problems present with you or your child with the doctor, and the specialist will perform a variety of tests in order diagnose the problem. These tests may include physical exams of the ear, nose and throat, hearing tests, tympanometry, laryngoscopy and imaging studies such as an MRI or CT scan. After testing is complete, the Dr. Denman will discuss the results with you and set up a treatment plan.
Common reasons to visit an ENT:
When problems occur within these areas, it affects the senses and overall quality of life. In children, hearing loss can lead to both developmental and educational delays. You may also visit an ENT for the following reasons:
- A lump in the neck
- Change in voice
- A growth in the mouth
- Spitting up blood
- Difficulty swallowing
- Persistent earache
- Recurrent sinusitis
- Persistent allergies
- Deviated septum
- Loss of smell
- Hearing problems
- Pain in ear, nose or throat
- Dizziness or balance issues
- Chronic sore throat
- Injury to ear, nose or throat