An ENT doctor specializes in issues that affect the ears, nose and throat. The symptoms incorporate a wide variety. Can you or a loved one benefit from visiting an Ears, Nose & Throat Doctor? Here are just a few symptoms to look out for:

Chronic or Recurrent Sinusitis 

Often times those with suffering with a sinus infection assume they have a common cold. But if not treated effectively, a sinus problem can quickly advance into something more serious. There are a variety of treatments, depending on if it is chronic or acute.

Symptoms Include:

Headache, facial pain or pressure

Nasal drainage, green or yellow

Fever or fatigue,

Tooth pain

Hearing Loss

A decline in hearing is usually gradual. Finding it difficult to keep up with conversations or turning up the volume on the TV. Often times there is an underlying cause of hearing loss, which is why it is best to see an ENT as soon as you notice. Where an examination and test will be carried out to determine the cause and option treatments. Today’s hearing aids come in a variety of discreet styles. 

Ear Infections 

Persistent ear infections in children and adults can be very painful. If they are recurring or are getting worse, it is time to see and ENT. With effective treatment you or your loved one can put an end to the pain. 

Tinnitus 

Some say it’s a ringing or whistling type sound, while others describe it as the sound of crickets, clicking, or hissing. While tinnitus can affect adolescents and children, it seems to be more prevalent in adults.  There are several causes of tinnitus, from an underlying medical condition, ear infections, eustachian tube problems, cumulative noise exposure, injuries of the neck and head, to cardiovascular disease and diabetes. But you don’t have to suffer, it is important to visit an ENT to determine the cause.

Chronic Sore Throat

Throat discomfort can be caused by several factors. Are there any other symptoms? Is is a sharp pain, like there is a knife in your throat, does it burn when you swallow, or feel scratchy? Is accompanied with a headache, fever, cough, or runny nose? These are just a few things the ENT will want to know during an examination. Once you find the cause, you can find a treatment plan and get relief.

The Doctors at Orlando Ears, Nose & Throat are specially trained in conditions affecting the ears, nose and throat. With the latest treatments, we can get you feeling better in no time. Contact us today for an appointment.


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