Ear, nose and throat generally referred to as ENT are prominent as directly linked to hearing, breathing, smelling and swallowing. the doctor who holds specialization in ENT designated as an ENT specialist and professionally called as an otolaryngologist. Whenever we experience the problem in our hearing it not might be just because of eardrums are not properly working there might be also issues in nose or throat which is impacting the hearing because it is interconnected. If a patient goes with any one single problem which might be related to throat, the ENT specialist checks ear and nose as well. These three-body organs are interconnected and anyone impairing organ can affect the other two.
Ears (otology/neurotology)—Daily using headphones for a long time, being a noise prone zone, excess wax inside the ears, a victim of any noisy accident can lead to hearing impairment. ENT specialists treat conditions such as ear infection, hearing loss, dizziness, ringing in the ears (called tinnitus) and generally all kind of ear diseases.
Nose (rhinology)—our noses facilitate breathing by helping to keep out potentially harmful dirt, allergens, and other agents. In addition to allergies, ENT specialists treat deviated septum, rhinitis, sinusitis, sinus headaches and migraines, nasal obstruction and surgery, and more.
Throat (laryngology)—Disorders that affect our ability to speak and swallow properly can have a tremendous impact on our lives and livelihoods. ENT specialists treat sore throat, hoarseness, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), infections, throat tumors, airway and vocal cord disorders, and more.
Head and Neck/Thyroid—the head and neck include some of our body’s most vital organs, which can be especially susceptible to tumors and cancer. In addition to cancers of the head and neck, ENT specialists treat neck masses, Grave’s disease, enlarged thyroid glands, and more.