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Dr. Fred F. Holt, MD

Ear-Nose and Throat Doctor (ENT)

Dr. Fred F. Holt MD is a top Ear-Nose and Throat Doctor (ENT) in Raleigh, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Fred F. Holt MD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Fred F. Holt MD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Fred F. Holt MD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Raleigh, NC, Dr. Fred F. Holt MD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
51 years Experience
Dr. Fred F. Holt, MD
  • Raleigh, NC
  • West Virginia University School of Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

vertigo and meat eating

Not that I am aware.

Can I have reduced taste sensation during a sinus infection?

Sure, it can be. Much of your taste sensation actually depends on olfactory (smell) function. Nasal blockage reduces your ability for smell and thus for taste also. It should READ MORE
Sure, it can be. Much of your taste sensation actually depends on olfactory (smell) function. Nasal blockage reduces your ability for smell and thus for taste also. It should come back to normal when your infection clears.

(Caveat – some viral infections can affect taste directly and this can persist after the infection clears. This is uncommon however.)

See your physician if your problem persists.

What is the process to confirm a cancerous lesion?

The gold standard is a biopsy – taking a tissue sample for microscopic examination.

Is it possible to experience nasal blockage after a slight blow to the nose?

This could be anything from simply swelling from the trauma to nasal fracture to septal dislocation/deviation to – at worst – a septal hematoma. Depending on your symptoms and READ MORE
This could be anything from simply swelling from the trauma to nasal fracture to septal dislocation/deviation to – at worst – a septal hematoma. Depending on your symptoms and how long ago the injury, you may want to seek medical attention.

Are there any home remedies to manage swallowing pain?

There may be, but first you need to know the reason for your symptoms. Please consider consulting a physician.