ENT stands for Ear, Nose, and Throat. ENT specialists specialise in otorhinolaryngology to diagnose and treat diseases of ear, nose, and throat as well as head and neck. ENT specialists treat conditions such as hearing, voice and swallowing problems, sinus and allergies, balance disorders, and head, facial, and neck cancer among others. ENT specialists examine and diagnose patients as well as perform various procedures.
When to see an ENT Specialist
Although in most cases you can visit ENT specialist without a referral, you can also consult your GP before doing so. However, here is a list of symptoms that might get you a referral for an ENT specialist:
Remember to always consult with your GP if you’re unsure or experiencing any issues.