Sometimes, seemingly small ailments can cause surprisingly serious long-term afflictions; otitis media, also known as an ear infection, is one such condition. While otitis media is both very common and often mild, it's important to be aware of the illness as well as the potential for long-term side effects and hearing loss. What is otitis [...]
Are you struggling with persistent ear pain or problems with eating or speaking? You might need to see an ear, nose, and throat (ENT) specialist. How do you know when to tackle your symptoms with a visit to the pharmacist, and when you might need more help to find a solution for your problem? What [...]
Ear, nose and throat – or ENT – is a term that most people are familiar with and it’s well-known that there are a variety of conditions that can affect these parts of the body. While some are common illnesses that most of us experience in our lifetimes, others are more serious and have the [...]
This article is intended for educational purposes only. Consult with your doctor first – always. Mr Paul Montgomery – Consultant Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon at 150 Harley Street talks about Ear canal infections, Acute Otitis Externa. Ear canal infections occur when either a bacteria or fungus infects the skin of the ear canal. [...]
This article is intended for educational purposes only. Consult with your doctor - always. Mr Paul Montgomery - Consultant Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon at 150 Harley Street talks about Vestibular Migraine. Dizziness due to migraine is quite common; the diagnosis is based on the patient’s story as there are no clinical findings except when [...]
Sudden hearing loss can be either a conductive hearing loss or a sensorineural hearing loss, depending on which parts of the are affected. It may affect one or both ears. It can happen Instantly or (despite the word "sudden") over the the course of a few weeks.