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03
Feb

Lump in the Neck:

A swelling in the neck needs assessment. Enlargement of lymph node is the most common cause.

A lymph node contains cells that help your body fight off infection, bacteria or viruses and get rid of tumor cells. The infection can be from the scalp, sinus, tonsils, throat, teeth or salivary gland.

The enlargement of the salivary gland can be caused by viruses - Stones - Tumors.

Consultation regarding neck lumps:

It is advised to visit Dr. Fatima Alzahraa, Consultant ENT and Head and Neck surgeon, if you have:

  • Swelling in the neck
  • Hoarseness
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Persistent ear pain
  • Ulcer in the mouth
  • Persistent throat pain

Diagnostic Tools:

  • A pencil size flexible camera to see your throat and voice box
  • Fine needle aspiration and cytology by ultrasound guidance
  • Ultrasound - CT & MRI Scan

All the procedures can be done at the same visit.

Most common reason for lumps in the neck:

Adult:

  • Benign lymph nodes
  • Thyroid goiter
  • Parotid tumor
  • Malignant Tumor of lymph nodes (lymphoma)
  • Metastasis from cancer in oral cavity -larynx 12%

Children:

  • 90% are due to lymph nodes reactive to any infection in ear nose throat
  • Congenital (cyst - angioma)
  • Salivary gland - thyroid

Children are most likely to have treatable infectious causes for a neck lump. Most neck lumps in adult are benign. The risk of a neck lump being tumoral increases with your age and lifestyle habits such as smoking and drinking alcohol. 

Treatment:

Treatment of a neck lump depends upon the underlying cause.

Treatment options for cancer of the head and neck include Surgery, Radiation, and Chemotherapy. Early detection is the key to successful treatment of the underlying cause in these cases.

  • Tumor of tongue, tonsil
  • Tumor of larynx
  • Tumor of salivary gland
  • Tumor of thyroid
  • Tumor of lymph node

According to the American Academy of Otolaryngology, most cancers of the head and neck are curable with a few side effects if they are detected early.

Nose & Sinus Clinic:

Daily around 10,000 liters of air travels through our nose.
Recurrent infection, enlargement of nasal turbinates or deviation of the nasal septum will reduce the nasal airflow and the ventilation of the sinuses.
The main functions of smell, humidifying, filtering & warming will be altered. The goal of treatment is to reestablish normal nasal function again.

Consultation Regarding Nasal Problems

nose-sinus

It is advised to visit Dr. Levente, if you are concerned about:
  • Reduced nasal breathing
  • Lost of smell sensation
  • Pressure or pain around sinuses
  • Ongoing nasal discharge
  • Snoring
  • Rhinoplasty

Procedures

  • Advanced sinus surgery using newest navigation system
  • Turbinoplasty - reduction of the nasal turbinates size
  • Diagnostic Nasal endoscopy
  • Septoplasty - nasal middle wall correction
  • Management of nasal bleeding
  • Sleep endoscopy
  • Snoring surgery
  • Rhinoplasty (Nasal reshaping)

Lump in the Neck:

A swelling in the neck needs assessment. Enlargement of lymph node is the most common cause.

A lymph node contains cells that help your body fight off infection, bacteria or viruses and get rid of tumor cells. The infection can be from the scalp, sinus, tonsils, throat, teeth or salivary gland.

The enlargement of the salivary gland can be caused by viruses - Stones - Tumors.

Consultation regarding neck lumps:

It is advised to visit Dr. Fatima Alzahraa, Consultant ENT and Head and Neck surgeon, if you have:

  • Swelling in the neck
  • Hoarseness
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Persistent ear pain
  • Ulcer in the mouth
  • Persistent throat pain

Diagnostic Tools:

  • A pencil size flexible camera to see your throat and voice box
  • Fine needle aspiration and cytology by ultrasound guidance
  • Ultrasound - CT & MRI Scan

All the procedures can be done at the same visit.

Balance & Hearing Clinic:

Normal gait requires a proper function of the balance system. We feel unsteady, dizzy, or disoriented whenever something goes wrong with our ears.

Hearing is one of the fifth senses and like any others, its crucial to maintain connection with our surrounding environment.

Consultation regarding Balance problems:

It is advised to visit Dr. Nanor if you feel:

  • Dizziness: a sensation of light-headedness, or of losing your balance, or a sense of feeling unsteady.
  • Vertigo: a type of dizziness in which there is a sense of movement or spinning. Changing position, can make it seem worse. Vertigo may be accompanied by nausea and vomiting .
  • Hearing loss or problems.
  • Tinnitus. (ringing noise in the ears).

Treatment:

Treatment will depend on the diagnosis:

  1. Medication
  2. Repositining maneuvers
  3. Surgery
  4. Physio therapy

Children ENT Clinic:

To treat children with ear, nose and throat problem requires special skills and an understanding of how to help them now without interfering with their future development.

Dealing with childhood ENT problems is different from that adults. Our three main principles in the care of children are:

SAFETY, EFFECTIVENESS and TRUST

Ear & Hearing service:

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  • Discharge / pain / infections
  • Fluid in middle ear
  • Repair of the eardrum
  • Removal of ear wax
  • Hearing assessment
  • Cochlear Implant program

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Nose & Sinus Services

  • Blocked nose management, Adenoid removal Tonsil size
  • Nasal allergy / polyps
  • Nose bleeds (epistaxis)
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body

Throat & Voice Services

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  • Throat pain, sore throat
  • Tonsil size reduction
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Hoarseness of voice
  • Chronic cough
  • Lump on Neck
03
Feb

Asthma Clinic is a multidisciplinary program with specialists in Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Allergy, Respiratory Therapy and Nursing, who collaborate to help patients with asthma.

Uncontrolled asthma patient is defined as those experiencing intensive care unit admissions and frequent hospitalizations or Emergency Department visits, despite receiving asthma medications.

The team performs a comprehensive evaluation with pulmonary function testing, including measurement of lung inflammation, and allergy testing to design an individualized asthma treatment plan.

The clinic focuses on:

  • Confirming the asthma diagnosis
  • Identifying co-existing problems that may be making the asthma worse
  • Identifying asthma triggers and strategies to avoid these triggers
  • Recognizing non-adherence and developing strategies to encourage adherence
  • Helping patients and their families recognize early warning signs of asthma attacks

In addition, the clinic administers omalizumab injections, provides extensive asthma education, and reviews asthma medications using an Asthma Action Plan.

Patient assessment visits are used to evaluate the patient, characterize their asthma, assess their allergic sensitivities, and identify asthma and environmental risk factors. In which there will be baseline clinical assessment. It includes;

A physical examination:

An assessment of asthma symptoms, asthma-related healthcare utilization, and medication use using the Asthma Symptoms and Utilization: Baseline questionnaire
An assessment of pulmonary function.
An assessment of airway inflammation (optional FeNo.)
An allergen sensitivity assessment covering a basic panel of the most common indoor environmental allergens.
Completion of the Child Asthma Risk Assessment Tool.
Baseline Clinical Assessment.
Asthma control test.
Asthma action plan.

Home Environmental Risk Evaluation - 6-Month Outcome Assessment - 12-Month Outcome Assessment

The information collected about the patient during the Baseline Clinical Assessment and Home Environmental Assessment is used to create the patient-tailored asthma counseling plan delivered during the Asthma Counseling sessions. Information collected at the 6-month and 12-month visits is used to track the process of each patient that participates in the intervention.
Asthma counseling is the core component. The Asthma Counselor educates patients and their families on asthma and teaches them how to manage the disease via proper medication use, behavior change, allergen avoidance, and environmental allergen mitigation. Asthma counseling is patient-tailored with each counseling session personalized to the patient’s allergic sensitivity, environmental exposures, disease knowledge, and current behaviors.
The Asthma Counselor uses the tools to learn about each patient’s unique experience with asthma, asthma management, allergic sensitivity, and environmental exposures, and then provides a tailored counseling intervention.

Know the facts:

Lung Cancer is the most common cancer in the world. In the UK, around 40,000 newcases are diagnosed each year. It is the most common cause of cancer death in the UK, for both men and women.

Everyone is at risk of developing lung cancer. It is known that smokers and ex-smokers have  an  increased  risk  of getting  lung Cancer.  However,  please  remember  that  people who have never smoked are also at risk of getting this disease.

There are other things that increase the risk of developing lung cancer. For example, contact with chemicals found in the workplace or environment, such as asbestos, radon and diesel exhaust fumes.

Passive smoking (breathing in other people’s cigarette smoke) increases the risk of lung cancer, but it is still much less than if you smoke yourself.

A healthy lifestyle is the most important way for you to prevent lung cancer.

  • Keep physically fit
  • Have a healthy diet – eat more fruit and vegetables and less salt, sugar and drink less alcohol.
  • It is never too late to stop smoking – no matter what age you are, it can make a real difference to your health.

What to look for?

There are lots of reasons why you might have some of the symptoms below. It may be nothing
serious but it’s worth getting yourself checked out.

If you have any of the following symptoms for more than three weeks, make an appointment with our pulmonologist today; shortness of breath, spitting up small amounts of blood, unexplained weight loss, back pain, loss of appetite, and a general fatigue.

Getting checked out:

Don’t delay visiting our Pulmonologist. It is most likely that this will be nothing serious and will put your mind at rest. If it is lung cancer, early diagnosis and treatment could save your life.

Here’s what will happen:

  • He will examine you. Make a list of your symptoms so you don’t forget anything.
  • He should arrange for you to have a chest x-ray.
  • He will talk through the results with you.
  • If you are diagnosed with lung cancer you will be referred on to a lung cancer team for
    treatment and care.

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