Otolaryngology is a medical discipline that focuses on and specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of ear, neck, nose, head, and ear diseases.

The otolaryngology department provides medical treatments to patients of all ages. After evaluating the patient's complaints, specialists proceed with various tests and analyses in addition to endoscopic evaluation and detailed examination to make a treatment plan. As a result of these procedures, a treatment plan is prepared according to the severity of the disease .The treatment is carried out by the experts and depending on the condition of the disease the experts may also receive the opinions of the experts in other units.

Otorhinolaryngology surgery patients and the patients who need to be checked regularly , are periodically examined. Thus, it is ensured that the post-treatment period goes well.

Common otolaryngological diseases and treatments are stated as below;


Sinuses are the structures that humidify and warm the air we breathe . Sinusitis occurs generally after having a common cold and allergy. There are 4 types of sinusitis;

Acute Sinusitis : Ongoing less than 4 weeks.

Subacute: Symptoms last 4 to 8 weeks and may fail to respond. The course of acute and chronic sinusitis are different from each other.

Chronic : These are the conditions that show regression for 6-8 weeks and cannot be healed despite appropriate treatment.

Recurrent: If there are 3 or more acute sinusitis attacks per year, this type of sinusitis is known as recurrent sinusitis.

Sinusitis symptoms may change per age, and the following symptoms may occur:

  • Headache
  • Face pain
  • Halitosis
  • Fever
  • Aural fullness
  • Decreasing sense of smell
  • Runny nose that lasts longer than 7 to 10 days
  • Coach
  • swelling around the eyes
  • Postnasal drip

Treatment: Treatment of sinusitis, which is an inflammation of the sinuses, which can be defined as air pockets in the nasal cavity; It can be decided by your doctor by considering various factors such as the age of the patient, the cause of the sinusitis,the type of sinusitis.

Your doctor may use some nasal sprays and baths to relieve nasal congestion, and pain killers to relieve headache and facial pain. Additionally, antibiotics are preferred to use in sinusitis treatment caused by bacteria but in viral sinusitis no need to use antibiotics.

After the doctor's control, your doctor may direct you to an allergist or immunologist in case of chronic or recurrent sinusitis.

Surgery may also be recommended as a treatment option in some chronic cases.

Otitis Media

Middle ear infection or otitis media is an infection that causes fluid to build up behind the eardrum, causing redness, swelling, and pain in the middle ear. In some cases, hearing loss may occur or the eardrum may perforate. If the eardrum is perforated, the inflammation flows inside. The disease can progress insidiously without any symptoms. It may take months or even years for the patient to have any complications. It is known that one out of every four children has at least one otitis media disorder till 10 years old.


  • Earache
  • Severe pain
  • Weakness
  • Feeling sick
  • Dizziness
  • Balance issue
  • A slight decrease in hearing
  • Ear discharge

Treatment: Most ear infections heal within 3 to 5 days and do not require specific treatment. If necessary, antipyretic drugs are used to relieve pain and reduce fever. Severe otitis media is treated by a specialist by clearing the inflammation in the inner part of the ear. Besides, various drugs to open the nose and Eustachian tube are recommended to use. These drugs are usually sprays and antibiotics. Although antibiotics are not always used to treat otitis media, they may sometimes be prescribed by a doctor if symptoms are severe or do not heal. if the pain is severe, surgical intervention may be required. However, some precautions should be taken to prevent otitis media, especially in infants. Making sure that the baby gets enough sleep, paying attention to his nutrition, protecting it from air pollution as much as possible and keeping it away from cigarette smoke are the most important measures that should be taken.

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