Dr. Ramakrishnan recently attended Rhinoworld 2019, the international meeting of the American Rhinologic Society (ARS), International Rhinologic Society (IRS), and International Society on Inflammation and Allergy of the Nose (ISIAN). At this conference, Dr. Ramakrishnan learned about the latest advancements in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the nose and sinuses in order to […]
Jeevan Ramakrishnan, MD
Jeevan Ramakrishnan, MD, one of the top rated ENT doctors at Raleigh Capitol, shares his knowledge on everything from children’s ear aches to sinus infections.
Ear infections are common and painful. They seem to happen over and over, particularly in children. In fact, ear infections are the second most common childhood illness in the United States. These infections (“otitis media”) are caused when fluid behind the eardrum is unable to drain, trapping bacteria and viruses. Most children will have at least one ear […]
Otolaryngologist. The word is a mouthful and not one you want to run into during a spelling bee: An otolaryngologist (pronounced: Oh-toe-lair-in-gol-o-gist) is more commonly called an ENT, or ear, nose and throat doctor. SO, WHAT’S AN ENT AND HOW CAN ONE HELP YOU? Otolaryngology is the medical specialty focused on treating diseases of the ear, […]
Blog Updated 11/11/2020 It’s one of the most common medical problems we see in our office: Patients describe their headache symptoms, believing that spring and fall allergies are the forces behind their throbbing and aching. What these patients don’t realize is that their sinus headache may not be caused by a nasal or sinus problem, but instead due to […]
Do you suffer from allergies or hay fever? You are not alone. Allergies, or allergic rhinitis, is an extremely common condition, affecting between 10% and 30% of adults and up to 40% of children. In total, allergic rhinitis is estimated to affect approximately 60 million people in theUnited States, resulting in more than 12 million […]