Do you often postpone visiting a doctor for cold, sore throat, cough, ear pain, head ache etc.? If yes, think again. It’s true, we often go for self-medication or visit a general physician at the most. However, certain symptoms of the Ear, Nose and Throat, signal the need to see an ENT specialist.
If you have a persistent sore throat, experience ringing in your ears, or suffering from sleep apnea, a headache, or if you have a condition that is causing problems with your ears, nose, and/or throat, it calls for an appointment with an ENT specialist or otolaryngologists.
Otolaryngology is the medical subject that deals with disorders of the ear, nose, and throat (ENT) region, and related areas of the head and neck, hence ENT specialists are qualified and trained to handle these disorders.
When should one visit an ENT Specialist?
Many of us tend to neglect the signs and symptoms, we initially experience which tells us there is a problem with our health. We wait, till it interferes with our daily life with aggravated symptoms. This is often observed either because we are negligent by nature, or afraid of the diagnosis, the doctor, and/or the doctor fees.
Neglecting the first symptoms can worsen over time and get chronic, causing you to get more stressed, spend more time and ENT treatment cost. ENT disorders are often neglected by most people assuming it will subside on its own. However, early detection of problems make it easier to treat and cure, reducing the effort, cost and time in treating early symptoms, rather than chronic conditions.
The conditions that are commonly treated by an ENT specialist are:
• Injury to your ears, nose, or throat
• Nerve problems in your ears, nose, or throat
• Balance problems
• Hearing impairment
• Ear infection
• Tonsil or adenoid infection
• Swimmer's ear
• Pain in your ears, nose, or throat
• Ear, nose, or throat birth defects
• Breathing problems
• Down's syndrome
• Sinus problem
• Growth or tumour 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
Some of the above conditions can be treated by your general physician, though ENT specialists are better equipped to handle these disorders with in-depth assessment and comprehensive, treatment options.
Visit your ENT physician today if you are suffering from any kind of ENT problems. BSR ENT hospital, at Secunderabad has experienced ENT specialists who treat even severe cases with best results. Call BSR hospital at 040-27848166 / 9059311554
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