Ear Pain due to cold is a common presentation in the emergency department particularly for children during the late night hours. Pathophysiology of ear pain
Category: ENT Specialist
Meningitis caused by ear infection
Recently a case of meningitis caused by ear infection in a previously healthy man in the UK made international headlines. In this article I will
Fever with throat pain – when to ask for an ENT specialist’s opinion?
Before understanding about fever with throat pain lets look at what is a fever. What is a fever? Fever doesn’t have a standard definition as
In this blog we discuss anatomy and physiology of hearing that help us understand the possible mechanisms of tinnitus.
Tinnitus – What is this common condition?
An Introduction to Tinnitus Tinnitus is a very common condition, reported in almost two thirds of adults. Tinnitus – the word finds its origin in
All about Deviated Nasal Septum
Today’s blog is about a very common condition known as the “deviated nasal septum” or DNS in short. To understand deviated nasal septum we need
Herpes Zoster Oticus – Ramsay Hunt Syndrome
What is Herpes Zoster Oticus? Herpes zoster involving the facial nerve and the dermatomes around the ear, it is known as Herpes Zoster oticus or
Keratosis obturans – is it the same as earwax?
Keratosis obturans presents with the same complaint as earwax i.e. hearing loss. But that doesn’t mean that they are the same. Earwax is mostly a
Fungal infection of the ear – Otomycosis
Otomycosis = “Oto”(ear) + “mycosis”(fungus). Fungal infection of the ear is frequently diagnosed during the summer and monsoon months, due to the increased humidity in
Feeling like something stuck in your throat – Globus pharyngeus
It’s the summer months and as the mercury soars, complaints of “feeling like something is stuck in my throat” are rising. With the COVID-19 raging
Nosebleed after COVID-19 is being reported by those who recovered after the second wave. It is a very alarming symptom for the patients and their
With reports of newer strains of COVID-19, it is becoming abundantly clear that children and young adults are at risk. However, the symptom profile for