There are many cases of infections and issues with ears, nasal passages and the throat reported in hospitals daily. This therefore means that every hospital and clinic must have an ENT doctor to cater to the patients with these issues. The treated and reported cases vary and may all be different. Some of the common ENT ailments include:
- Sinus infections
This is one of the commonly treated ENT ailments. This occurs when sinuses are inflamed and filled with fluid rather than air. The accumulated fluid causes blockages and congestion around the nose. The fluid is favorable for bacterial growth leading to bacterial infection and resultant sinus infections. It is commonly called sinusitis and can cause pain around your eyes and headaches.