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At Shri Mahavir Medical Cetre. , Otorhinolaryngologists, commonly known as ENT (Ear, Nose, and Throat) doctors or otolaryngologists, are medical specialists who focus on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the ear, nose, throat, and related structures in the head and neck. These physicians have extensive training that encompasses a broad range of medical and surgical conditions within their field.

ENT specialists address various issues related to the ears, including hearing loss, ear infections, balance disorders, and abnormalities of the ear structure. They conduct thorough evaluations, which may involve audiometric testing and imaging studies, to diagnose and manage conditions affecting hearing and ear health. Nasal and sinus conditions fall within the expertise of ENT doctors.

They diagnose and treat conditions such as sinusitis, nasal polyps, and deviated septum. Surgical procedures, such as endoscopic sinus surgery, may be performed to alleviate chronic sinus issues and improve breathing. Throat and voice disorders are also under the purview of ENT specialists. They manage conditions like tonsillitis, voice disorders, and throat cancer. ENT doctors may perform surgeries such as tonsillectomies or vocal cord surgeries when necessary.

Head and neck disorders, including benign and malignant tumors, are a significant aspect of an ENT specialist's practice. They work in collaboration with oncologists and other specialists to provide comprehensive care for conditions such as head and neck cancers. ENT doctors often play a role in managing sleep-related breathing disorders, including sleep apnea. They may recommend treatments such as continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy or surgical interventions to address obstructive sleep apnea.

In addition to clinical care, ENT specialists perform a variety of surgical procedures, ranging from routine outpatient procedures to more complex surgeries. These may include ear tube placement, tonsillectomies, thyroid surgeries, and reconstructive procedures for facial trauma. Collaboration with other healthcare professionals, such as audiologists, speech therapists, and respiratory therapists, is common in ENT practice. This multidisciplinary approach ensures comprehensive care for patients with complex medical conditions.