Pediatric Otolaryngology

Pediatric Otolaryngology specializes in the care of youngsters who have complex problems with the ears, nose, or throat. The sub-specialty allows surely advanced surgical procedures or medical management in children with unique problems of the top and neck, or to deal with common problems in medically complex or very young children.

There are the following problems found in children’s: Airway Problems, Ear Infections, Hearing Loss & Cochlear Implants, and Sinusitis in Children, Craniofacial Anomalies, and Vascular Anomalies.

Pediatric otolaryngology doctors care for children with a dissimilarity of problems involving the ear, nose, and throat, including:

  • Airway obstruction
  • Allergies
  • Ankyloglossia (tongue-tie)
  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Complex airway diseases
  • Congenital head and neck masses
  • Ear wax impaction
  • Eustachian tube dysfunction
  • Excessive drooling
  • Halitosis (bad breath)
  • Head and neck tumors
  • Hearing loss
  • Nasal drainage
  • Nasal obstruction or fracture
  • Noisy breathing
  • Recurrent ear infections
  • Sinus infections and treatment
  • Sleep apnea (when breathing stops temporarily)
  • Sore throat
  • Speech and voice disorders
  • Swallowing problems
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vocal cord cysts

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