Otolaryngology is the medical term for the various conditions of the ear, nose and throat (ENT). This can also include certain areas in the head and neck as well. The doctors that deal with these conditions are called Otolaryngologists, ENT doctors and ENT specialists. Ear, nose and throat doctors can help with many sinus and allergy problems, immune system problems and numerous conditions involving the upper respiratory system. ENT doctors or specialists can diagnose and treat a variety of conditions.
Dr. Khetarpal, the founder of Sinus and Snoring Centers of Texas, is DOUBLY Board-Certified in Ear, Nose and Throat-Head, Neck and Facial Plastic Surgery as well as in Sleep Medicine to treat any related conditions you may be suffering from.
If a patient is experiencing problems with ear infections, balance problems, constant ringing in the ears, pain in the ears, or problems that he or she was born with it may be necessary to see an ENT. The doctor/specialist will diagnose each patient individually and work with him or her until the problem is resolved.
Nose and Sinus
There are many health hazards that could come along with nose and sinus problems. These problems could affect breathing, sleeping, smell and or physical appearance. There are many different treatments for these conditions that range from simple exercises up to surgeries that need to be done in a medical facility.
When a person is having problems with their throat some conditions could speech, singing, eating, swallowing, and digestion. ENT specialists can diagnose, manage, and treat these problems.
Head and Neck
ENT specialists have experience in treating and managing diseases, tumors, trauma, and abnormalities of the head, neck, and face. Ear, nose and throat specialists can perform cosmetic and reconstructive surgery in these areas while also managing problems with the nerves in the head and neck that control sight, smelling, hearing, etc.
An allergy is an unusual response of the body to an environment agent. The development of allergies can depend on many different factors, some of which include: genetics, environmental interactions, degree of exposure to the particular allergen and duration of exposure. Some allergies are even caused by unknown factors. A variety of tests can be done to figure out allergies that are affecting day to day life. Some options for different treatment plans include: Immunotherapy and Allergy drops.
If you are wondering if an ear, nose and throat doctor could help you, call us today at 956-504-5360.