Tag: ENT

Anosmiarefers to the complete inability to perceive smells. This may be noted markedly as a decreased ability to perceive flavour in food because the sense of smell is closely tied to the perception of taste as well. In a survey…

A myringotomy is a procedure where a doctor makes a small hole in a patient’s eardrum to allow fluid, pus, or blood to drain through. During the procedure, a doctor may also insert tubes into the patient’s ear. The tube holds…

The Epley procedure is a type of movement or exercise that alleviates the symptoms of vertigo, particularly dizziness. It involves moving the head and neck around so that the inner ear can be reset. It can be used with Vertigo…

A posturography test is also called a balance test, and an ENT performs the test to determine if a person has balance issues caused by a problem with the inner ear or vestibular system. It is a non-invasive procedure that…

Sinus surgery is a procedure used to remove sinus tissue that is damaged or diseased. It is used to treat a variety of different sinus problems and can even improve natural sinus drainage. The surgery may take several hours to…

Hoarseness is called laryngitis. It occurs when the throat becomes inflamed. It can be the result of overuse, infection, or irritation. Laryngitis can also be a symptom of certain illnesses, diseases, and health problems. It can be treated and is…

Millions of people snore at night. While it may not seem like a problem, it could be a sign of a serious health problem, and if left untreated, it could lead to complications. There are over-the-counter products that can help…

A rotary chair test is a procedure that tests a patient’s vestibular system. The vestibular system includes the inner ear, vestibular nerve, brain stem, and cerebellum. It is responsible for vision, reading, balance, posture, and the body’s orientation. The rotary…

Impaired smell occurs when a person is unable to smell things correctly. It can mean that the person is unable to smell at all, or cannot smell properly. It can happen gradually or suddenly and can be permanent or temporary.…

A deviated septum occurs when the skin that separates the nasal passages becomes separated or is moved. It can cause a variety of nasal and breathing problems. Sometimes, a deviated septum can even cause cosmetic issues. Doctors can repair the…