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Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT)

     

 

Photo: ENT Diseases and treatments.

 

Earache, cold and sore throat cause misery for millions of us every year. In this section you'll find advice and information to help you and your family. There are also factsheets on more serious conditions that affect the ears, nose and throat.

 

Diseases & Treatments:

Ear

  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Age-related hearing loss (presbyacusis)
  • Earache
  • Glue ear (secretory otitis media)
  • Inflammation of middle ear (otitis media)
  • Inflammation of outer ear (otitis externa)
  • Is loud music ruining your hearing?
  • Ménière's disease
  • MP3 players: turn the music down
  • Otoscopic examination (examination of ear)
  • Protruding ears
  • Tinnitus

 

Treatment:

Almost all hearing problems or loss of hearing can now be very easily detected and treated with the help of latest ENT technology and implants. Hearing problem in very elderly people is a different issue and hence the treatment option available is different. For them probably a hearing aid is the best option. The good news is, hearing aid technology is advancing every day with these devices becoming smaller and more affordable .In case of the children who are born deaf or anybody who has lost his hearing suddenly, have a different treatment option. In such a scenario, their hearing can be restored with highly advanced hearing technology called as cochlear implant technology. A large number of people suffer from ear infections and related complications. Some of them can be treated easily by eardrops or may be complicated enough to require as surgery. The patients may have hole in the ear drum hat can be repaired or if any infection has destroyed the little bones essential for hearing, then they can be synthetically replaced. At our network ENT hospitals in India almost all the diagnostic and treatment facilities are available to treat various ear problems at a very affordable cost.

 

Nose

  • Allergy
  • Cancer of nasopharynx
  • Cold (common cold)
  • Croup
  • Deviated nasal septum
  • Hay fever and allergic perennial rhinitis
  • Nasal polyps
  • Nosebleeds (epistaxis)
  • Nosebleeds in children
  • Sinusitis
  • Snore wars reducing the racket
  • Snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA)
  • Snoring – no laughing matter

 

Treatment:

Many people in almost all age groups suffer from nose block, snoring, and sinusitis. For children it may be due to tonsils and adenoids, while in adults the common causes are deviated nasal septum, polyps, allergies or increased size of turbinates. Snoring is one the very common problems among the adults. Snoring can have serious health consequences in the long-term like the hypertension, stroke, heart attack etc. Some of people may be having breathing problems at night or starving their brain of oxygen leading to a condition called sleep apnoea. Snoring problems can easily be detected and treated. Most of the surgery to the nose is now done with a telescope (endoscope) while looking through a television screen. A bent nose can be straightened and sinus infections can be cleaned. Even leaking brain fluid (called as CSF leak) or some brain tumors can be treated via the nose with an endoscope.

 

Throat

  • Adenoids
  • Cancer of the larynx
  • Cancer of the oesophagus
  • Dysphonia (voice disorder)
  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux (acid reflux)
  • Glandular fever (infectious mononucleosis)
  • Laryngitis
  • Sore throat
  • Tonsillitis

 

Treatment:

Our network ENT hospitals in India are focusing on bloodless surgery using modern methods in coblation, laser, etc to treat many types of throat problems. Throat cancers are uncommon but need to be detected early and treatment should be given on time. Voice problems need advanced diagnostic detection and if surgery is needed then it requires well trained and experienced ENT specialists. Our network ENT hospitals in India have some of the best ENT specialists in India who are trained and have any experience of working with some of the leading ENT surgery centers across the world.

 



 

 

 

 


 

 

 

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