Otolaryngology (ENT)


Otolaryngology or ENT is the medical specialty that deals with diseases and abnormalities of the ears (external, middle, internal), nose and sinuses, throat and neck (mouth, tongue, throat, trachea), salivary glands.

Otolaryngology (ENT) To consult an ENT Tunisia: in which cases?

An otorhinolaryngologist or ENT doctor is involved in the diagnosis and treatment of many ailments related to the ENT sphere :

  • congenital malformations;
  • tumors;
  • infections or inflammations;
  • Trauma or injuries;
  • degeneration (especially deafness);
  • paralysis (facial, laryngeal);
  • or indications for cosmetic surgery of the face and neck.
Otolaryngology (ENT)

ENT in Tunisia, prepare your visit

The ear, nose and throat specialist is usually consulted after a recommendation from the attending physician. To allow your ENT doctor to help you and treat you in the best conditions, give him your medical records which may include: 

  • Recent or current prescriptions for other conditions
  • The results of any analyses you may have carried out beforehand

The appointment with an ENT specialist in Tunisia usually begins with a questioning of the specialist concerning your symptoms and / or pain or discomfort felt.
The doctor then inquires about their location, the circumstances of their appearance and tries to understand if similar cases exist in the family.
Then an examination of the organ concerned to understand the source of the pathology and the functions it affects.
The ears and nose are examined using a speculum, the throat with a small spatula. At the end of this complete examination, the ENT doctor can establish a first diagnosis according to which he can specify the other stages of treatment.

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