There are many ear, nose and throat problems and disorders and an even greater variety of characteristic symptoms. Not everyone will experience the same set of symptoms or have them as intensely. In some cases, a doctor or ENT specialist will be needed to make the correct diagnosis and offer the appropriate treatment.
Dr. Muhammad Riaz Chaudhary is an ENT (Ear, Nose, and Throat) Specialist in Lahore. He is an FCPS qualified ENT specialist with 32 years of experience.
In his session with oladoc, he highlighted the common ENT problems in adults and kids. The discussion covered sinus Infections, thyroid problems, rhinoplasty, nasal allergy, and hearing loss in children and adults.
Q.1. Please tell us about the ENT specialization?
The ENT speciality includes the diseases of ear, nose and throat. These include flu, problems of sinuses, deviated septum, throat infections, tonsillitis, ear infection, hearing loss. These along some others are treated by ENT specialists?
Q.2. What is rhinoplasty?
Rhinoplasty is a type of plastic surgery that is done to correct the form and function of the nose. So, the surgery is used to correct that.
Q.3. What are the complications associated with rhinoplasty?
Well, complications can certainly occur just like with any other surgery. It is quite important to know the wishes of the patient about the kind of nose shape they want. So, if the wishes of the patient are not fulfilled, they may be unsatisfied.
Q.4. What does nasal allergy mean?
Nasal allergy is an inflammatory reaction to house dust, perfume, mould, animal hair, and pollens. It is the most common ENT condition and the majority of the ENT patient we see have some sort of a nasal allergy. There are both genetic and environmental factors that can express this disease. It is very important to take timely precaution for nasal allergies otherwise, the condition can intensify to allergic asthma.
Q.5. What qualifies as a hearing loss?
Hearing loss is also a very common condition these days. Extended and untreated ear infections can cause hearing loss. Other than that, there is a genetic component as well. There are people who are born deaf as well or with some measure of hearing loss.
If you want to learn more about common ear, nose and throat problems, watch the full interview. For any ENT related concern, consult an ENT specialist at your earliest.