ENT

ENT refers to Ear, Nose, and Throat, which is a common term for doctors treating conditions linked to these organs. Otorhinolarnygology is the section of medicine that entails addressing health issues of the head and neck region, with medical practitioners specializing in this area generally known as otorhinolaryngologists, head and neck surgeons, or ENT surgeons.

Medway Hospital's ENT Department houses an advanced facility dedicated to Otorhinolaryngology, with a team of proficient surgeons ably diagnosing and remedying diseases arising in the ear, nose, and throat through various microscopic and endoscopic procedures.

An expansive array of common surgeries of the ear are performed, including:

  • Tympanoplasty
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Stapedectomy
  • Ossiculoplasty
  • Grommet Insertion

Surgical procedures performed for nose-related concerns include:

  • Septoplasty
  • Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS)
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Leak Repair
  • Endoscopic Repair Of Sinuses (In Treatment Of Black Fungus)

Procedures of the throat include:

  • Tonsillectomy
  • Sleep Apnea Surgeries
  • Micro Laryngeal Surgeries

Head and neck procedures performed comprise:

  • Thyroidectomy
  • Parotidectomy
  • Laryngectomy
  • Neck Dissections
  • Submandibular Gland Excision

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FAQ'S

Sore throat is very common. While viral infections are the most common cause, severe or persistent pain can indicate a more serious problem. If your sore throat lasts more than 3 weeks or you are concerned, see your doctor.
Most ear infections will have their course in about a week. The pain can be managed with over-the-counter medications, ear drops, and warm compresses. If the abacterial infection, antibiotics are prescribed. Children with chronic ear infections may get benefit from ear tubes.
In addition to sinusitis, nasal obstruction can be the result of a deviated septum, growth of the nasal turbinate, adenoid growth, or nasal polyps. There are surgical answers for those situations whilst indicated.

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