Although most paediatricians can handle a runny nose or an ear infection, it is crucial to be aware when your child needs to see an ENT specialist. As per the American Academy of Otolaryngology, pediatric ear, nose, and throat disorders are one of the chief reasons for rushing to a pediatrician.
ENT is an abbreviation in the field of medicine for ears, nose, and throat. The doctor specializing in disorders related to ENT is simply called “ENT,” though the proper name for such a specialist is an otolaryngologist. Anatomy and function of ENT The ear, nose, and throat are vital organs that we use on a […]
Snoring occurs when air passes through the areas of resistance in the upper airways when one sleeps. Usually, the uvula, soft palate, tonsils, and back of the tongue contribute to the patient’s snoring. Even in children, sleep apnea can occur from enlarged tonsils and adenoids. When awake, the muscles surrounding the throat provide support to […]
An appointment with the ENT specialist is a rarity. It is believed that the problems related to the ear, nose, and throat do not pose any serious health risk and only affect the quality of your life. But you should not stall your ENT visit, assuming that your issue would disappear on its own without […]
Imagine a singer left unable to sing? Or imagine being deaf without being able to savor the sounds of nature? Imagine the plight of those who cannot smell or taste? These are the essential functions of life that make living sweeter. The quality of life diminishes when any of these functions are jeopardized. ENT specialists […]