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Nov 25, 2018 · Any advice for tapering off oxycodone and/or OxyContin? in Chronic Pain

Hi @patrick17, what is it you're taking pain meds for?

Thu, May 9 11:26am · Clicking noise in ear in Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)

Hello, @lolly906. Are you working with an ENT to address your hearing loss? Protecting your residual hearing is something you can talk about with a specialist. She/He would also be able to address the clicking you are experiencing. I'm interested to hear what you find out.

Wed, Mar 27 3:21pm · Question about pink eye (bacterial) in Eye Conditions

Hi @brdwybaby, checking in with you to see how your pink eye is. Did it clear up?

Wed, Mar 27 2:47pm · Pain by nose and eye when swallowing in Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)

hello, @emmie86. Welcome to Mayo Clinic Connect. Sorry to hear you are having to deal with such pain. That must be really tough. Here, in the Mayo Clinic Connect community, we are not medical professionals nor can we diagnose or give medical information.
I can however introduce you to @czechmate, @tuckerdoodle, and @huronshores, All connect members whom have mentioned sinus surgery.
Also, here is some information on sinus specialists that Mayo offers on their webpage. https://www.mayoclinic.org/departments-centers/rhinology-nose-and-sinus/overview/ovc-20426855

Did you see a sinus specialist?

Wed, Mar 27 2:26pm · Nose hurt on the far left side when i touch it in Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)

Hello @zhou103, Welcome to Mayo Clinic Connect.

Is pain on your nose when you touch it the only symptom you are experiencing?

Wed, Mar 27 2:24pm · Orange Tongue in Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)

Hello, @jenniferforte. Welcome to Mayo Clinic Connect.

Is it just your tongue that is burning or your whole mouth? Was it your primary provider that prescribed you the anti-fungal? As lioness mentioned- we are a patient to patient group where discussions experiences but we do not diagnose or give medical information on Mayo Clinic Connect.

You may find this conversation helpful where other members are talking about a burning sensation in the mouth. https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/burning-mouth-syndrome-very-severe/?pg=14#comment-81818

How are your symptoms today?

Fri, Mar 15 2:38pm · Denial in Visiting Mayo Clinic

Hi daughterof1, I'm sorry you encountered such frustration. I encourage you to reach out to the office of patient experience if you are still unsatisfied with your encounter. https://www.mayoclinic.org/about-mayo-clinic/patient-experience

Thu, Mar 14 5:28pm · Appointments and tests we don't think are necessary? in Visiting Mayo Clinic

@vanessab, a couple of things I was thinking while reading your post. Be prepared with outside records. Bring everything you can with you to avoid additional testing. A lot of times we will see patients that say "our facility at home was supposed to send records" and they were never sent- the best thing you can do is carry them in your hands to the clinic. If you are prepared with outside records and the testing that has been done has the information the physician is looking for, they will use those results. Another thing you can do upon arrival is visit the "Checker desk" on the lobby level of the Gonda Building- there they work on rescheduling or moving appointments up for patients that travel from afar.

Come back and let us know how your visit was-