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Otolaryngology

Otolaryngology

The Otorrimolaringologia is the medical specialty which is responsible for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment, both medical and surgical diseases of the ear, airway - upper respiratory, such as the nose, pharynx and larynx. And all the structures close to the face and neck.

The most common diseases that relate to this field according to the affected organ include:

Ear:

  • hearing loss
  • Otitis
  • Tinnitus
  • Dizziness
  • Facial paralysis

Nose:

  • Rhinitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Nasal polyps
  • Deviation of the nasal septum
  • Nasal deformity
  • Nosebleeds
  • Loss of smell

Throat:

  • Tonsillitis and adenoids 
  • Snoring 
  • Dysphonia
  • Vocal cord nodules and polyps
  • Throat tumor

Neck:

  • Masses and cervical lymph
  • Diseases of the salivary glands and
  • Thyroid gland.

What do we offer?

Removing earwax plugs
Fibroscòpia upper airway with flexible fibroscopi.
Surgery and hospital monitoring
Cauterization of nasal bleeding
Hearing report with or without

FAQ

The ear canal is lined by hair follicles and glands that produce a waxy oil called cerumen. The wax usually makes its way to the opening of the ear, where it falls or is removed by washing.
The wax can build up and block the ear canal. The plug of earwax is one of the most common causes of hearing loss.

The nasofaringolaringofribroscopía The instrument used to perform this test is called fibroscopi flexible, which is a "cable" made by two aces optical fibers. The introduction of fibroscopi is nasally and used without anesthesia in most cases. This test can be continuous or strobe light (ENT examination performed by a physician).

Foreign bodies in the ear canal may be staying for a long time without causing symptoms. In fact, most cases are seen by a doctor consultation or routine to see the mother in the ear of his son.

Put your head down and blow through the nose ("blow") to remove clots. Place a rather large plug made of cotton, into the nostril with a little pressure. Leave 20 minutes without Replace. Remove the cap. If bleeding persists, contact the emergency service


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