What is an ENT Doctor?
ENT Doctor Treats the Fundamental Functions of Life
God has gifted humans with uncountable capabilities and amazing powers such as we can smell the precious smell of the earth when it rains, we can taste varieties of food available for us, we can sleep calmly to regain the power for next challenge, we can listen our loved one's experiences and ideas patiently. But whenever we find it difficult in doing something, a stage of disappointment surrounds us. We find ourselves helpless and dependent.
Absolute hearing, sleep & snoring problems, breathing issues, speech disorders, hard to swallow, skin sensitivity , sinuses, head and neck cancers, skin problems are some of the states that “ENT” (ear, nose, and throat) experts treat. In professional words, ENT experts are called “otolaryngologists”.
ENT Doctors Treat the Simple to Severe
Since we take birth, problems related with our ears, nose and throat go as well with our age and the lifestyle, we adopt. Stuffy nose, blocked ears, throat issues such as tonsils, sore throat are some common conditions which are faced by everybody. An ENT expert, Dr. Abhishek Mohan treats various phases of conditions and problems of the ears, nose, throat, neck, and head area—from simple to complex, for all persons, at all stages of life.
ENT experts not only treat sinus, swimmer's ear, sleep apnea, swallowing issues, breathing disorders, headache but also they are the experienced surgeons who exceptionally perform sensitive surgeries to cure hearing issues, remove cancers of head, neck and throat, help in opening blocked airways. They also reconstruct required shapes with their years of experience and on the basis of expertise diagnose.
What Conditions Do ENT Doctors Treat?
In the term of ENT, generally ENT Doctors do not bound their practice to any one specific part of ear, nose or throat. They always treat number of conditions depending upon the stage of patient. However some otolaryngologists follow additional expertise in following areas:
Ear (otology/neurotology) — Hearing and balance issues are the problems we face in our routine lives. ENT experts act towards conditions such as dizziness, ear infection, hearing loss, tinnitus (ringing in the ear), ear, face, or neck pain etc.
Nose (rhinology) — Various hidden harmful dirt particles, allergens, and other agents are kept out with the help of nose and it makes easier breathing, when the conditions of allergies and breathing issues occur. ENT experts treat deviated nasal septum, rhinitis, sinusitis, sinus headaches and migraines, nasal blockage and surgery etc.
Throat (laryngology) — It is found irritating and frustrating when our ability to perform any task get affected by the inability to speak and swallow properly. Sore throat, hoarseness, infections, throat tumors, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), airway and vocal cord disorders are some major disorders which are treated by ENT doctors.
Head and Neck/Thyroid — Our body’s most essential organs, which can be mainly receptive to tumors and cancer are comprised by head and neck. In order to treat these disorders ENT experts act towards neck masses, Grave’s disease, enlarged thyroid glands etc.
Sleep — A peaceful sleep, healthy and smooth breathing is a blessing which has a great impact on our daily routine life and our performance towards our tasks. For curing the condition of sleep disorders, snoring, breathing problem ENT experts treat sleep-disordered breathing, nasal and airway obstruction, snoring and sleep apnea etc.
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery — ENT experts in facial plastic surgery treat head and neck cancer reconstruction, facial paralysis cleft palates, drooping eyelids, hair loss, ear deformities, trauma reformation, and correction of facial cosmetic surgery because facial injury and due to this change in appearance caused by an accident, birth flaws, or medical condition side effect can be very disturbing.
Pediatrics — Childhood is the most essential phase in a human's life. Children and their growing bodies and senses need exceptional care. ENT experts act towards birth flaws of the head and neck, developmental delays, ear infection, tonsil and adenoid infection, airway problems, asthma and allergy etc.