As the oldest medical specialty in the United States, Otolaryngologists (ear, nose, and throat doctors) are trained in the medical and surgical management of patients with disorders and diseases of the ear, nose, throat, and structures of the head and neck.
Our ear, nose, and throat providers treat a wide range of otolaryngologic conditions, including:
St. Lawrence Health otolaryngologists diagnose, treat, and manage specialty-specific disorders, as well as many primary problems in both children and adults.
Certain symptoms and conditions should result in an immediate appointment with an otolaryngologist: chronic sinus infections, ear infections, and a case of laryngitis lasting more than six weeks.
Chronic sinus infections can lead to excess pressure and pain in the head and face and can occur frequently. An ENT will treat your sinuses and provide you with methods to prevent future infections from occurring.
If you have a case of laryngitis that has lasted more than six weeks, it may have been caused by more than a common cold. Similarly, an ENT specialist should assess ear infection symptoms that have lasted more than a few days to determine your exact diagnosis and the best course of treatment for your needs.
Losing a sense (hearing, smelling, tasting) can be debilitating. Our ENT specialists understand the struggles that come with ear, nose, and throat conditions, and will work tirelessly to accurately diagnose and treat your condition. Be it through minimally invasive surgery or non-surgical options, our ENT team is here to help.
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