ENT or Ear Nose Throat is the branch of medicine which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of ear, nose, and throat conditions. Also known as Otorhinolaryngology.

An ENT specialist treats

  • Hearing problems 
  • Swallowing and speech problems 
  • Allergies and sinuses
  • Breathing and sleep issues
  • Head and neck problems 

What an ENT do?

Yes, they are specialists in Ear, Nose, and Throat. Commonly called ENT physicians. Their skills are diagnosis and management of disease like sinuses, oral cavity, Larynx (Voce box), and upper pharynx ( mouth and throat), and also the structures of the face and neck.

Common complaints for which you have to visit an ENT physician – 

  • Watery discharge from the ear 
  • Pain in ear
  • Sore throat
  • Nasal obstructions 
  • Difficulty in nasal breathing 
  • Difficulty in hearing 
  • Recurrent tonsillitis
  • Pain in the neck area 
  • Coughing/Sneezing
  • Snoring
  • Deviated nasal septum 

Common surgeries performed in ENT