General Otolaryngology and Rhinology Doctor (ENT) in Boise, Idaho

As seen throughout our site, Dr. Peter Killian at Treasure Valley Nasal and Sinus Center is the only specifically trained otolaryngologist (ear, nose, and throat doctor, or ENT specialist) in Boise, Idaho, with an emphasis in nasal and sinus surgery (treating the nose and sinuses). However, besides his specialty cases, Dr. Killian is also a very well trained and proficient General ENT physician. See below to learn about some of the most common ENT diseases he treats.

Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Diseases and Conditions
Nose Conditions

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Nasal conditions can be among the least invasive to treat since many of them are near the opening of the nose (nostril). Disorders of the nose also fall most closely under Dr. Killian’s additional training as a rhinologist.

These conditions include:

Ear Conditions

Ear conditions are linked closely to nasal symptoms for two reasons: First, the middle ear and nasal cavity are connected by the eustachian tube. Second, if there is congestion or inflammation in the lining of the nose (e.g. a congested nose from a bad head cold), it can affect the function of the eustachian tube and the delicate balance of pressure within the middle ear space.

If pressure changes are persistent or severe, some or all of the following symptoms may occur:

Throat Conditions

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Throat conditions, like nasal conditions, are included in the ear, nose, and throat specialty because of their close association and connection with the other structures of the nasal cavity, sinuses, neck and ear.

Some throat conditions that could be treated by an ENT include:

If any of these conditions sound familiar, a call to Treasure Valley Nasal and Sinus Center at (208) 593-4484 can get you on your way to relief. Whether you’re looking to resolve your chronic sinusitis symptoms, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak, or simply persistent nasal drip, treatment with Dr. Killian’s ENT clinic in Boise, Idaho, could help you. Contact us today to get started.

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