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When To Rush To Your ENT Surgeon

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Many times in your life you have experienced a sore throat or ringing in your ears which continuously disturbs you. At such conditions you prefer an ENT specialist or otolaryngologist who examine the condition and provide treatments as per the causing problems with your ears, nose or throat. Otolaryngology is a medical specialty that diagnoses and treats disorders not only of the ear, nose, and throat but also conditions affecting the head and neck. An ENT specialist will help you with all sort of problems relating to your ear, nose and throat from swimmer’s ear to tonsillitis.

Usually ailments such as ear infections, tinnitus (ringing in the ears), sleep apnea, and TMJ pain are encountered by the patients. But there are also several other symptoms that forces you to visit the Best ENT Doctor in Abu Dhabi.

What Does an ENT Specialist Do?

ENT specialists are experts in both the medical and surgical management when dealing with conditions related to ear, nose and throat. If you experience any sort of ailments like hearing impairment, ear infections, disorders that affect balance, tinnitus (ringing in the ears), or pain in your ear then an ENT specialist will come to save you. They also treat congenital disorders of the ear. Problems that affect the nose, nasal cavity, and sinuses if not treated on time can affect smell, breathing, and even physical appearance. Any disorder or condition that affect the throat can ultimately affect speech, singing, eating, swallowing, and digestion. It is the ENT specialist who diagnose, manage, and treat these kind of problems.

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The services of ENT Doctors in Abu Dhabi is not just limited to ear, nose and throat. They also treat problems with the nerves in the head and neck that control sight, smelling, hearing, and facial movements. They manage diseases, tumors, trauma, and deformities of the head, neck, and face. Some ENT specialists perform cosmetic and reconstructive surgery in these areas. They also have training in one of the following areas of otolaryngology:

• Pediatric otolaryngology (specializing in ENT problems in children)
• Otology/neurotology/audiology (specializing in ears, balance, and tinnitus)
• Allergy
• Facial plastic and reconstructive surgery
• Head and neck surgery (specializing in tumors of the head and neck)
• Laryngology (specializing in the throat, voice, and swallowing)
• Rhinology (specializing in the nose and sinus cavity)
• Sleep medicine

Common Symptoms

A visit to your ENT surgeon Abu Dhabi is recommended if you encounter with any of the following symptoms and combinations that are generally seen among kids as well as adults.

Congestion – It is a condition of discomfort and pain and you suffer from headaches and dizziness. These symptoms often results in viral infections, seasonal allergies, and acute bacterial infections. If congestion continues then it may be related to a deviated septum.

Hearing Loss – This can happen when there is an issue with an eardrum, ear canal or the three bones connected to the eardrum. At times temporary hearing loss can happen but when this condition persists it can permanently damage your ear.

Sinus Pain – Allergies can cause pain in your face, upper teeth or in your ear, drainage that is obstructed or nasal congestion. Sinuses become inflamed and very sore when problems are present. It can even last up to few days and taking an immediate proper treatment is required.

Sore Throat – You might be having difficulty in swallowing or a loss of voice if you suffer from a sore throat. If this condition becomes severe you may not be able to drink water. It may be because of some serious issues like tonsillitis, or maybe something less severe like GERD.

Airway Blockage – You find it difficult to breathe properly and comfortably through your nose. There may be several reasons for this such as deviated septum, viral infection, or the development of polyps.

Headaches – They are not always the result of a sinus problem. Respiratory infections, chronic sinusitis, or anatomic abnormalities can also cause severe continuous headache. Sometimes a CT scan is used in diagnosing headaches to find out the cause before starting the treatment.

Drainage – A runny nose or postnasal drip is a symptom of drainage. You may be suffering from acid reflux if your postnasal drip is chronic. Airborne allergies, infections, or a deviated septum may be some of the causes.

Ringing In Your Ears – This condition of constant ringing sensation in your ears is called tinnitus. It can be an early symptom of hearing loss. Sometimes you may have got an ear infection or another hearing problem.

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Conditions that are commonly treated by an ENT

• Injury to your ears, nose, or throat
• Nerve problems in your ears, nose, or throat
• Balance problems
• Dizziness
• Hearing impairment
• Ear infection
• Tonsil or adenoid infection
• Swimmer’s ear
• Pain in your ears, nose, or throat
• Tinnitus
• Ear, nose, or throat birth defects
• Breathing problems
• Down’s syndrome
• Asthma
• Allergy
• Sinus problem
• Growth or tumor in your ears, nose, or throat
• Deviated septum
• Undesired appearance of the nose or face
• Cleft palate
• Drooping of the eyelids
• Hair loss
• Nose bleeds
• Nasal congestion
• Problems with smell
• Voice or swallowing problems
• Sore throat
• Hoarseness
• Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

When to start ENT treatments

Visit AESMC clinic if you suffer from the above listed conditions. We have an experienced team of ENT surgeons in Abu Dhabi who will examine you and start treatments when the real cause is found out. We provide the following services related to ear, nose and throat problems.

• Diagnostics Nasal Endoscopy
• Diagnostic Laryngoscopy
• Diagnostic Oteoendoscopy
• Control of Epistaxis
• Foreign Body Removal from Ear, Nose and Throat
• Vestibular Functional Assessment
• Hearing Assessment
• Punch Biopsy

Contact us for the best ENT doctor Abu Dhabi to know more about our ENT treatments

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