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ENT care refers to the medical management of diseases of the ear, nose, and throat. It is usually provided by specialists called Ear, Nose, and Throat surgeons.

Clinicians called audiologists are also part of the ENT healthcare delivery team.

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Professional ENT Care is Now Accessible.

ENT care refers to the medical management of diseases of the ear, nose, and throat. It is usually provided by specialists called Ear, Nose, and Throat surgeons.

Clinicians called audiologists are also part of the ENT healthcare delivery team.

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  • What is ENT care?

    ENT care refers to the medical management of diseases of the ear, nose, and throat. It is usually provided by specialists called Ear, Nose, and Throat surgeons.

    Clinicians called audiologists are also part of the ENT healthcare delivery team.

    What signs and symptoms would warrant a consultation by an ENT specialist?

    Ear pain

    Ear discharge

    Excessive snoring

    Change in voice

    Nose bleeding

    Hearing loss

    Dizziness

    Recurrent tonsil infections

  • More About ENT Care

    All members of the family at some point in their growth and development will require the services of an ENT specialist.

    In the pediatric age group, conditions that are managed by an ENT are:

    Recurrent tonsilitis

    Adenoid Hypertrophy

    Hearing impairment

    Ear infections

    Foreign objects in the ear, nose, throat, or airway

    In the adult age group, the conditions that are managed by an ENT doctor include:

    Sinusitis

    Ear infections

    Wax impaction

    Hearing loss

    Dizziness

    Cancers of the ear, nose, or throat

    Find a professional ENT consultation by clicking here

  • What should I do about ear infections?

    Ear infections are a common occurrence especially inchildren.

    The symptoms include:

    Ear pain

    Fevers

    Ear discharge(pus from the ears)

    Headache

    Most ear infections are caused by viruses or bacteria and are usually preceded by a cold.

    Viral infections will clear on their own but bacterial infections may require the use of antibiotics.

    Pus from the ears is a symptom that points to a bacterial ear infection.

    If you suspect you or a loved one has an ear infection you should seek advice from a qualified  ENT doctor.

    Avoid self-prescribed antibiotic use without an evaluation from a qualified doctor.

  • What about accidentally swallowed foreign objects?

    Accidentally swallowing or inhaling foreign objects is a common ENT emergency especially in the paediatric age group. The first point of contact with these cases will be a general medical doctor.

    This doctor will obtain a brief history before recommending some kind of imaging to visualize the location of the foreign body. The results of the imaging study will be communicated to an ENT specialist who will provide further direction as to whether the case is to be managed surgically or conservatively.

  • What can I do about nose bleeding at home?

    Nose bleeding is a common occurrence and is usually first noted in childhood. The most common cause is an injury to the blood vessels in the front part of the nose. This is usually caused by picking the nose or inserting foreign objects into the nose.

    Among adults, the causes are usually systemic illnesses such as high blood pressure, liver or kidney disease.

    Management of nose bleeds at home is similar in both scenarios. The person experiencing the nose bleed should:-

    Sit down and lean forward (never backward)

    Pinch the soft part of the nose and breath through their mouth

    Continue applying pressure for 10 minutes then check to see if it has stopped

    If bleeding persists, pressure is applied on the nostrils for a further 10 minutes

    This step may be done once more, but if bleeding persists, an ambulance should be called and the patient transferred to a hospital for further care.

  • Do ENT specialists perform surgeries?

    Yes, they do. ENT specialists are specialized surgeons with training in the performance of surgeries involving the ear, nose, and throat.

    The more commonly-performed surgeries are

    Tonsil removal

    Adenoid removal

    Removal of nasal polyps

    Removal of operable cancers of the ear, nose or throat

  • Can ENT Specialists manage allergies?

    Yes, they can treat some allergic conditions. ENT Specialists are experienced in managing conditions such as sinusitis and rhinitis which are usually a result of a hyper-reactive immune response to common allergens (anything that can trigger an allergic response) such as dust, pollen, animal dander, or even cold air.

    These conditions cause symptoms like runny nose, headaches, sneezing or itchiness of the eyes.

    Book your ENT consultation here if you note any or all of these symptoms every now and then.

  • What cancers should be managed by an ENT specialist?

    There are several cancers that can be managed by ENT specialists.

    The most common are cancers of the larynx(voice box) and those of the nasopharynx (the area behind the nose).

    These cancers are usually seen in the elderly population. The early symptoms of these are a change in voice or the sensation of a lump at the back of the throat.

    ENT Specialists have specialized equipment to visualize the back of the nose and the larynx. When caught early, these cancers can be removed and the patient cured.

  • What are the safe ENT medicines?

    Safe medicines to use for ENT symptoms are those prescribed after a consultation with a qualified general medical doctor or an ENT specialist.

    Self-medication is discouraged by professional healthcare guidelines as it more often than not worsens symptoms or fails to cure the disease.

    For your prescribed ENT medications click here to upload your prescription for quality approved medications from our e-pharmacy.

  • Hearing Aids for Hearing Loss

    Hearing loss ranges from mild forms to complete hearing loss (deafness).

    The diagnosis is made through hearing tests which can be performed at most ENT clinics. The tests involve the use of simple clinical implements as well as advanced diagnostic machines.

    They can be performed at any age group from newborns to the elderly. Hearing tests are also performed in some careers as a form of pre-employment evaluation.

    After the diagnosis is made, the ENT specialist will recommend a hearing aid where medically indicated.

    However some forms of hearing loss cannot be corrected by the use of hearing aids.

    Click here to book your ENT consultation to get professional advice and get your hearing checked.

Frequenty Asked Questions

  • What is the Ponea Health ENT Care booking experience?

    The Ponea Health e-commerce platform offers a one-stop point for quality ENT healthcare services. Book a certified and vetted ear, nose and throat specialist conveniently at the comfort of your home, hotel, or office.

  • What is Ponea Health Price comparison?

    Ponea health is an aggregator of various health services and providers that work in tandem to guarantee holistic patient care. Through the Ponea Health e-commerce platform, you are able to compare an array of vetted providers such as doctors, laboratories, and imaging centers offering similar services at different price points and locations. This allows you to select one within your budget and convenience in terms of location.

  • Do I have to visit a hospital to get my lab samples taken?

    Through the Ponea Health mobile phlebotomy services, you can get your samples conveniently collected by a vetted professional at the comfort of your home, office, or hotel . The short turnaround times for sample processing and dispatch of results to both yourself and the doctor guarantees prompt diagnosis and treatment.

  • How do I get my medications?

    The Ponea Health e-pharmacy platform is a 24-hour service that is dedicated to delivering medication promptly and conveniently to your home or preferred pick-up point. Through the upload prescription functionality, you can submit your prescription and get your medication delivered right to your doorstep.

  • What do the ratings on my doctor mean?

    Doctors on the Ponea Health e-commerce platform are rated based on a combination of their qualifications, continuous professional advancement and overall patient satisfaction. This guarantees you get the highest attainable level of care.

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