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Dr. James Hadley

Ear-Nose and Throat Doctor (ENT)

Dr. James Hadley is an ear, nose and throat (ENT) doctor, also known as an otolaryngologist, practicing in Naples, FL. Dr. Hadley specializes in diseases and disorders of the ear, nose and throat as well as other parts of the head and neck. Such structures an ENT may work on include the sinuses, larynx (voice box) and mouth in addition to the ear, nose and throat. There are seven areas of expertise that an ENT might specialize in, and these are: allergies; facial reconstructive surgery; head and neck; laryngology; otology/neurotology; pediatric otolaryngology; and rhinology.
Dr. James Hadley
  • Naples, FL
  • University of Bordeaux Faculty of Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

Pulsing and ringing in ears

Your imaging studies show a possibility of a lesion in the area of the cochlea, which can certainly produce these symptoms and a recommendation to consult with an ENT who is neuro-ontology READ MORE
Your imaging studies show a possibility of a lesion in the area of the cochlea, which can certainly produce these symptoms and a recommendation to consult with an ENT who is neuro-ontology trained.

James A. Hadley, MD, FACS

Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis at age 9-10 is not unusual. Guidelines for treatment include antibiotics for infection for 7-10 days and surgery is only indicated for multiple infections in on or READ MORE
Tonsillitis at age 9-10 is not unusual. Guidelines for treatment include antibiotics for infection for 7-10 days and surgery is only indicated for multiple infections in on or two years and markedly enlarged tonsils causing airway blockage.

James A. Hadley, MD, FACS

Ear infections that cause lymph nodes under the jaw to hurt

Highly unlikely.

James A. Hadley, MD, FACS

My throat has always felt "sticky". Is it a problem?

Usually, this symptom is related to post-nasal discharge, which can be improved with hydration of the oral and nasal areas. Try topical nasal saline irrigations to the nasal regions. READ MORE
Usually, this symptom is related to post-nasal discharge, which can be improved with hydration of the oral and nasal areas. Try topical nasal saline irrigations to the nasal regions.

My nose is runny and I snore. What can I do?

A good examination with an Ear, Nose and Throat physician will be able to diagnose and manage these issues.

Can nasal sprays be addictive?

The use of nasal decongestant sprays are not necessarily "addictive," but lead to a rebound problems of the nasal membranes, which usually makes the individual use the spray over READ MORE
The use of nasal decongestant sprays are not necessarily "addictive," but lead to a rebound problems of the nasal membranes, which usually makes the individual use the spray over and over again. The solution is to give the nose 48 hours with no spray to return back to normal.

I have a headache with my cold. Why does this happen?

Inflammation of the nasal and sinus membranes cause pressure in the sinus cavities causing discomfort.

Is seasonal allergies a lifelong problem?

Allergic issues are usually problematic for a number of years until the immune system "learns" and becomes tolerant of seasonal exacerbations. Usually 5-8 or more years.

How can I dry water that has gone in my baby's ears?

Use a hair dryer for a short time to air dry the ears.

I used a neti pot with hot water. Will this cause a reaction in my nose?

Use distilled water in the Neti Pot and body-temperature water.

What causes sinus infections in some people?

Most sinus problems are related to the onset of a viral inflammation and secondary bacterial infections may come later. Some of the inflammation may also be due to allergy exposures. READ MORE
Most sinus problems are related to the onset of a viral inflammation and secondary bacterial infections may come later. Some of the inflammation may also be due to allergy exposures. Have an evaluation by your otolaryngologist.

Histopathology report of tonsillectomy

Follicular hyperplasia of the tonsils is related to the occurrence of recurrent infections of viral etiology. There may be some associated small areas of salivary glands involved READ MORE
Follicular hyperplasia of the tonsils is related to the occurrence of recurrent infections of viral etiology. There may be some associated small areas of salivary glands involved as well. Not unusual, and areas heal well.

Am I at a risk of throat cancer if I quit a smoking habit of 3 years?

That risk is probably very small, but any exposure to toxins has a direct effect on the tissues, so refrain from this habit.

Can I have reduced taste sensation during a sinus infection?

With a sinus infection or inflammation, the taste is usually conserved as the taste buds are on the tongue, but the sense of flavors may be temporarily impaired as the sense of READ MORE
With a sinus infection or inflammation, the taste is usually conserved as the taste buds are on the tongue, but the sense of flavors may be temporarily impaired as the sense of smell is reduced with the inflammation of the nose.

What is the process to confirm a cancerous lesion?

A biopsy of the nodules is required to confirm a diagnosis.

My daughter is 2 years old and is highly sensitive to any kind of sound. Is that normal?

Some children are exquisitely sensitive to noise, but this problem for most children is temporary and not harmful to the child's ear membranes.

There is a watery secretion from my ears. What could it be?

Watery secretions from the ears may be admixed with ear wax and have a distinctive smell, but without pain or w-swelling, it is probably not an infection.

Help, please. Question about laryngitis treatment.

Azithromycin does stay in the human system for 5 days after completion of the therapy. Laryngitis induced by smoking is common and usually an irritant and cessation of smoking READ MORE
Azithromycin does stay in the human system for 5 days after completion of the therapy. Laryngitis induced by smoking is common and usually an irritant and cessation of smoking lessens the irritation to the vocal folds.