What is CSOM treatment? Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media (CSOM) is a medical term used to describe a persistent and long-lasting infection of the middle ear with continuous or recurrent ear discharge (otorrhea) through a perforation (hole) in the tympanic membrane (eardrum). This condition can lead to hearing loss, discomfort, and other complications if not properly managed. CSOM is typically classified into two main types: 1. Tubotymoanic CSOM: This type involves infection in the middle ear… Continue reading Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media (CSOM)
Not all problems are suitable for treatment by general practitioners. Certain disorders like recurrent ear infections, hearing related problems, nasal allergies and or polyps, voice disorders, snoring, thyroid disorders,and dizziness require the consultation of a specific health professional: the ENT (otolaryngologist) surgeon. As a specialist in ear, nose and throat disorders, h/she will be able to diagnose and treat your various ENT and head & neck specific problems more efficiently. What is an ENT? ENT… Continue reading Benefits of choosing an ENT Specialist
The ear is one of the most common areas of your body that can become infected, especially in young children. While most infections are mild and resolve with simple home care, there are times when an abscess or mastoiditis will develop. This is where you need to see your doctor about treatment for your ear infection. If you notice any of these symptoms for more than two days, see your doctor without delay: pain during… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know Regarding Ear Infection in Children
Nasal polyposis or nasal polyps is a common condition affecting nearly four percent of the population worldwide. Nasal polyposis is characterized by noncancerous, soft, and usually painless growths inside the lining of nasal passages or sinuses. It looks like a small drop or grape that blocks the nasal passages and becomes the major reason for prolonged nasal congestion. Causes and Risk Factors of Nasal Polyposis The exact causes of nasal polyposis are not known but,… Continue reading Nasal Polyposis: Is It Fungus Inside My Nose?
Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS) has become one of the most indicated otolaryngology surgeries. It is now the most recommended treatment for people who have become resistant to other pharmacological treatments for sinonasal diseases. What happens during the FESS procedure? FESS is a procedure in which the ENT surgeon utilizes a magnifying endoscope to look at the affected tissues and bone and further to remove the same. Prior to the FESS, ENT surgeons use to… Continue reading Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery for Nasal and Skull Base Diseases