Adenoids are part of a group of lymphoid tissues (like the glands in your neck or your tonsils) that help to fight of infection from germs that are breathed in or swallowed.
If you have chronic (constant) sinus infections your consultant may recommend antral washout.
The wall that separates the two sides of your nostrils is called the nasal septum. Ideally this separation on the right and left are the same.
The sinuses are air-filled spaces at the front of the skull that are connected to the inside of your nose. Sinusitis is an infection of the mucous membrane that lines the sinuses.
Functional endoscopic sinus surgery widens the passage between the sinus and the nose so that mucus can not get trapped.
Glue ear is a common condition where fluid collects in the middle ear behind the eardrum.
Your mastoid bone is located just behind your ear, a damaged mastoid may be repaired surgically.
If you have chronic (persistent) middle ear infections your consultant may recommend surgery.
The tonsils are part of a group of lymphoid tissues (glands in your neck) that help to fight off infection from germs that are breathed in or swallowed. Tonsillitis happens if the tonsils become infected.
Sometimes the inferior turbinates enlarge resulting in permanent blockage of your nose. If conservative treatments are unsuccessful, your consultant may recommend a turbinectomy.