Archive for the ‘Throat Clinic’ Category

Techniques Of Tonsillectomy

July 28th, 2017 by admin in Mouth, Throat Clinic Comments Off on Techniques Of Tonsillectomy

There has been a lot of attention in the media recently about different techniques of doing tonsillectomy, particularly the potential role for newer technologies, such as using a harmonic scalpel or a coblator. Although these products are being heavily promoted, the review of the literature shows that how your tonsillectomy is done, that is to […]

HPV in Cancer of the Head and Neck

March 2nd, 2017 by admin in Head and Neck Cancer, Mouth, Throat Clinic Comments Off on HPV in Cancer of the Head and Neck

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is one of most common sexually transmitted infections in Australia. It is highly contagious, and as well as affecting genital areas, can infect the mouth and throat. HPV found in the mouth and throat is called ‘oral HPV’. Few studies have examined how people get oral HPV, but it is suggested that […]

Tonsillar Stones

December 8th, 2016 by admin in Havas ENT Clinics, Laser Surgery, Mouth, Throat Clinic Comments Off on Tonsillar Stones

A tonsillolith or tonsillar stone is a piece, or more commonly, clusters of calcareous matter that forms in the crypts or crevasses of the palatine tonsils (commonly known as the tonsils). They are white or cream in colour and range in size from a pin head to the size of a pea. They often have […]

Silent Reflux

November 2nd, 2016 by admin in Throat Clinic, Voice Clinic Comments Off on Silent Reflux

Silent Reflux is a very common, primarily asymptomatic condition in which gastric contents move back up the aerodigestive tract, into the oesophagus, pharynx, larynx, oral cavity and the nasopharynx. Reports suggest 10% of otolaryngology referrals are for patients with classic presentation of silent reflux and the 50 to 60% of cases of chronic laryngitis are […]

Ear, Nose and Throat Manifestations in Pregnancy

September 14th, 2015 by admin in Ear Clinic, ENT & Pregnancy, Nose Clinic, Pregnancy, Throat Clinic Comments Off on Ear, Nose and Throat Manifestations in Pregnancy

Ear, Nose and Throat Manifestations in Pregnancy A significant number of changes occur throughout the body of a female during pregnancy. Although most of these processes produce no harm to the expectant mother or foetus, some can become pathological. The hormonal and physiological processes that take place during this period may affect the ear, nose […]

Basic Laryngology for primary care physicians

August 13th, 2015 by admin in Havas ENT Clinics, Throat Clinic, Voice Clinic Comments Off on Basic Laryngology for primary care physicians

Guide to Laryngology for primary care physicians Professor Havas has recently released a guide to Laryngology for primary care physicians. In the guide, he presents a brief overview of benign, pre-malignant and malignant conditions of the larynx. What is important to bear in mind is that as a primary care physician, as you do not […]

Chronic Neuropathic Cough

July 10th, 2015 by admin in Mouth, Throat Clinic, Voice Clinic Comments Off on Chronic Neuropathic Cough

Have you been experiencing a chronic cough that is unresponsive to management for asthma, reflux, or allergy? It is possible that you are suffering from a relatively newly described condition called ‘chronic neuropathic cough.’ This condition is caused by hypersensitive sensory receptors that initiate a cough without any actual irritation. These sensory receptors are found […]

Having to Undergo Nose / Throat Surgery

May 28th, 2015 by admin in Nose Clinic, Throat Clinic, Voice Clinic Comments Off on Having to Undergo Nose / Throat Surgery

Having to Undergo Nose / Throat Surgery? Whether it’s nose surgery, throat surgery, septoplasty surgery or an operation for tumours, we provide empathetic assistance to guide you through the process. Undergoing surgery can make you feel anxious and you may have many questions that you would like answered concerning your operation. It is important that […]

What is Hoarseness?

March 22nd, 2015 by admin in Throat Clinic, Voice Clinic Comments Off on What is Hoarseness?

What is hoarseness? And why does it happen? Chronic loss of voice or hoarseness interferes significantly with quality of life, occupational efficiency and may be a sign of a serious underlying medical condition. As a rule of thumb, if you have had any change or loss of voice, for more than one week, particularly when […]

Throat Problems in Pregnancy

March 9th, 2015 by admin in ENT & Pregnancy, Pregnancy, Throat Clinic Comments Off on Throat Problems in Pregnancy

Do you have sore throat, or any other throat problems in pregnancy? Due to a significant number of changes occur during pregnancy, it is necessary to understand these common ENT related manifestations. If your symptom that concerns you and your family is not mentioned below, please consult an otolaryngologist for safe and acceptable treatment options. […]