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Pediatric otolaryngology

Pediatric otolaryngology is a branch of medicine that specializes in diagnostics, treatment and prevention of diseases of the upper respiratory tract (ear, nose and throat).

Since the child’s immunity is not yet fully formed, these organs become a frequent target for attacks of viruses and bacteria (ARVI, influenza, measles, strepto-or staphylococcus).

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Symptoms that indicate the need to visit a pediatric otolaryngologist include the following:

  • disorder of nasal breathing and nasal congestion;
  • snoring;
  • pain in throat or ears;
  • cough;
  • hearing loss;
  • nasal discharge;
  • redness and white coat on the throat wall;
  • headaches and dizziness, etc.

Timely detection of ENT diseases at an early stage of the course greatly increases the effectiveness of treatment and prevents the development of complications in the future.

Specialists of the children’s clinic “ON Clinic” conduct a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic measures to eliminate and prevent quickly the recurrence of otolaryngological diseases.

What does the pediatric otolaryngologist do?

The children’s otolaryngologist carries out diagnostics and develops a treatment regimen for the following diseases:

  • tonsillitis (acute and chronic);
  • rhinitis;
  • otitis media;
  • maxillary sinusitis;
  • sinusitis;
  • ethmoiditis;
  • pharyngitis, etc.

Also the competence of this doctor includes the removal of cerumen impaction from the child’s ears and foreign objects from the cavities of the ENT organs.

How is the examination by the children’s otolaryngologist conducted?

Examination by the pediatric ENT specialist involves the collection of anamnesis, analysis of symptoms and palpation, and often special diagnostic ENT instruments may be required for diagnostics. Scheduled examination by a pediatrician enables to assess the state of the mucous membranes of the larynx, nose, check the respiratory and hearing organs, and also obtain the material for clinical studies.

What examinations can a pediatric otolaryngologist prescribe?

For an accurate diagnosis, the following diagnostic procedures are commonly used:

  • endoscopy of ENT organs;
  • X-ray of the nose;
  • ultrasound of the paranasal sinuses;
  • ultrasound of the vessels of the head (for hearing impairment);
  • tympanometry (to assess the patency of the auditory canal), etc.

Also, if necessary, laboratory tests are carried out to analyze the microflora of the mucous membranes of the ENT organs, as well as allergy tests, and indicators of the immune status are determined.

Our children’s doctors have at their disposal local anesthesia preparations for the most comfortable research, and interaction with related specialists (pediatrician, neurologist) ensures the effectiveness of the treatment.

To make an appointment for a consultation with the specialists of the children’s department of the medical center “ON Clinic”, leave a request on the website or call us at the specified telephone numbers.

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