Paediatric ENT

Paediatric Ent Requests relate to Otitis media or otherwise known as glue ear, Grommets, airway Problems, asthma and Sinus disease and tonsillitis and sleep Apnoea

  • Otitis Media is a middle ear infection. This can often occur in children as young as newborn’s. This condition is generally very painful and results in high temperatures and sleepless nights. There are some very dangerous complications for this condition, although not common.
    • This condition is easily treated with Grommets (see otology summary)
  • Grommets
    • Are placed in children and adults ears for either infective reasons or for decreased conductive hearing.
  • Airway problems: Laryngomalacia, respiratory papilomatosis
  • Asthma and allergy / sinus disease
  • Tonsillitis / snoring and Obstructive sleep apnoea