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Common Ear Nose Throat Problems

We continually look for ways to help educate our patients about Ear, Nose and Throat issues. These are issues ranging from allergies to even severe problems that are diagnosable and treated by a specialist at Dr. Rao’s ENT.

What is Sudden Hearing Loss?

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A young boy aged 14yrs came to me along with his father on a regular OP day. In a casual tone, his father told me that his boy is not able to hear well in his right ear since six months…..

Ear wax – an OCD

Ear wax OCD Dr.Raos ENT

On a daily basis, I keep seeing patients ears with wax deeply pushed inside their ear canals. When I ask the patient, “are you using earbuds?”. They giggle and say “yes”. I try to educate them not to use earbuds anymore. The next question that immediately pops up is “Then how will my ears get cleaned?”, “What happens to all that wax accumulating in my ear?”. To all those people, read on…

Ear pain in an aeroplane

Ear Pain in Airplane

Are ear pain and discomfort the first things that come to your mind when you think of travelling by air? Is your ear pain terrifying you of air travel? Are your ears warning you about airplane descent even before the captain announces? If you are one of those people, read on…

Sudden hearing loss


Sudden hearing loss is an ENT emergency. It can occur at once or over a span of few days. One should immediately visit an ENT doctor as the earlier the intervention, the better would be the recovery.

Do you need a hearing aid?

Hearing aid

Are your kids saying that time has come for you to use a hearing aid? Are they getting irritated when you ask them to repeat the same thing again? Are you feeling its better to stop interacting with them rather than to be shouted at? Do you need a hearing aid – maybe?

“I have Sinus” – do you actually have sinusitis?

nose problem treatment at Dr. Rao's ENT Care
In my OPD, I see a few patients complaining that they have “Sinus” (Sinus-itis). On probing further, some of them prove correct while most of them prove to be wrong. So do you have sinusitis?…

Natural remedies for common cold


Cold is like that unwanted guest who visits you once in a while. Cold doesn’t require medical intervention. Let us look at some home remedies you can try…

Passive smoking effects on children

Passive smoking and children

Children are very sensitive to smoke emanated from cigarettes. It affects their quality of life tremendously especially their ear, nose, throat and lungs. It is advisable for the adults to see that this exposure is bought to nil.

Fish in the Throat

fish in the throat
If it is a Sunday, our endoscopy department would be working full force with many patients visiting us with foreign bodies. The most common culprit is the fishbone, throwing its one last punch before being assimilated by the gastric juices…..

Can snoring kill you?

CPAP-sleep apnea-snoring

Have you ever wondered why young people in their 30’s and 40’s are getting heart attacks and some sadly are passing away? Snoring and associated obstructive sleep apnea is now emerging as one of the causes.

Snoring in children


Mouth breathing and snoring in children is not healthy. Snoring in children is caused because of enlarged adenoids, tonsils, with or without co-existing allergies. If medical treatment is unsuccessful and the problems are recurrent, surgical removal should be planned.

Alcohol effects on sleep apnea


Sleep apnea and alcohol is a dangerous cocktail mix. Alcohol consumption before going to bed can induce sleep apnea and other sleep disorders. So should you quit alcohol?

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