Ear, Nose, and Throat Emergencies, What Are They?

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Ear, Nose, and Throat Emergencies, What Are They?

Otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) emergencies are one of the many complains in the emergency department. These can present as a result of infection, trauma, foreign bodies, or post procedure complications.

 ENT emergencies are not common however these complications still do arise and can be life threatening. Early detection and an initial treatment is very important to prevent the progression of the disease, minimizing permanent damage and even reverse unwanted complications.

 As we welcome a new consultant for Ear, Nose, and Throat Doctor, American Spine Center introduces an additional department. Otolaryngologists are physicians who provides medical and surgical care for the treatment and management of diseases and disorders connected to the ear, nose, throat, and related bodily structures.

The upper respiratory region of the body comprises of the ear, nose and throat that can experience a number of bacterial, viral and fungal infections. Without having a proper treatment, emergencies such as infections can cause permanent damage to the affected regions.

The Department of Otorhinolaryngology or ENT at American Spine Center deals with all conditions and ailments of the ear, nose, and throat, as well as related structures of the head and neck.

Our consultant E.N.T offers a comprehensive array of services for all disorders related to the Ear, Nose, Throat, Head and Neck. We are specialized in the medical and surgical treatment of all the mentioned area. Highly acknowledged as one of the best E.N.T Consultant in UAE, our Doctors perform an extensive and thorough evaluation of the patient using a unique, evidence-based approach that effectively delivers excellent results. The American Spine Center provides highly effective and customized surgical and non-surgical treatment plans.

When does one need to consult with an E.N.T specialist?

When patient experiences symptoms of an ailment related to the ear, nose and/or throat, a consultation to otorhinolaryngology's is necessary for further diagnosis. Symptoms of an Ear, Nose and Throat-related ailment include:
  • Sore throat
  • Persistent cough
  • Constant cold
  • Runny nose
  • Ear pain
  • Loss of hearing
  • Snoring
  • Sleep apnea
    
    
    E.N.T Manifestation in Covid-19 Patients
    Otorhinolaryngological manifestations are common symptoms of COVID-19. This study provides a brief and precise review of the current knowledge regarding COVID-19, including disease transmission, clinical characteristics, diagnosis, and potential treatment.
    
    The most common otolaryngological dysfunctions of COVID-19 were cough, sore throat, and dyspnea. Rhinorrhea, nasal congestion and dizziness were also present. COVID-19 could manifest as an isolated sudden hyposmia/anosmia. Upper respiratory tract (URT) symptoms were commonly observed in younger patients and usually appeared initially. They could be present even before the molecular confirmation of SARS-CoV-2. Otolaryngologists are of great risk of becoming infected with SARS-CoV-2 as they cope with URT. ENT surgeons could be easily infected by SARS-CoV-2 during performing surgery in COVID-19 patients.
    
    
    Consulting Doctor:
    Dr. Juratli – Otolaryngology
    AMERICAN SPINE CENTER
    Timing: 9am until 9pm, Saturday to Thursday.
    Contact us: 800-100-999
    Location: Al Razi Building 64, Block F, Dubai Healthcare City, Dubai, UAE.

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