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ENT Emergency Visit Specialist

Downtown ENT: B. Thuy Le, MD

Otolaryngologist located in New York, NY

If you have an ENT emergency like sudden hearing loss or nosebleed, contact B. Thuy Le, MD, at Downtown ENT, in SoHo, Manhattan. Dr. Le is a board-certified otolaryngologist who provides ENT emergency visits for patients from throughout New York City. If you think you’re having an ENT emergency, call Downtown ENT or schedule an appointment online today.

ENT Emergency Visit Q&A

What are some of the most common ENT emergencies?

ENT emergencies can occur every day to varying degrees of severity. Some of the most common ENT emergencies include:


Nosebleeds usually subside on their own with pressure. If you have chronic nosebleeds or have a nosebleed that lasts longer than 15 minutes, consult with Dr. Le at Downtown ENT.

Sudden hearing loss

You should never ignore sudden hearing loss. While, in some cases, it could be due to a benign condition like a build-up of wax, it could also be a sign of a more serious condition such as a nerve problem. 

Lost voice

Losing your voice can happen from illness, injury or chronic irritation. If you suddenly lose your voice, Dr. Le can evaluate it and treat it so you have relief and regain your voice. Call or book online for Dr. Le to help you with quick treatment and any long-term necessary treatment too.

Bell’s Palsy

Bell’s Palsy is the sudden onset of unexplained, one-sided facial paralysis. The condition Facial Paralysis has many potential causes ranging from ear infections to stroke. Call Dr. Le right away if you develop signs of Bell’s Palsy.

How do I know if my condition is an ENT emergency?

Any sudden changes to your ability to hear, speak, swallow, or smell require urgent medical attention. Additionally, you should seek prompt medical care for any traumatic injury to your face, head and neck, or throat. 

She offers telemedicine appointments as well as same-day appointments whenever possible.  

What should I do if I need an ENT emergency visit?

**If your symptoms aren’t life-threatening, call Downtown ENT for help. Dr. Le can provide advice and book a same-day or next-day appointment for you. 

If you need an ENT emergency visit, call Downtown ENT to schedule a same-day or telemedicine appointment or book online today.