Ear, nose and throat

Problems with your ears, nose or throat can often be painful and complex. Our Spire specialists share insight and knowledge on managing and treating ENT related conditions.

Ear, nose and throat articles

What is tinnitus and how is it treated?

Mr Jonathan Hobson, Consultant ENT Surgeon, discusses tinnitus - a condition in which sufferers hear a disruptive ringing noise.

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Blocked nose: what causes nasal congestion and how is it treated?

Most people experience nasal congestion, commonly referred to as a blocked nose.

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Common causes of dizziness and how to treat it

Most people will feel dizzy at some point in their lives but frequent bouts of dizziness can be distressing.

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Eustachian tube dysfunction in adults: from symptoms to treatment

Around one in every 100 adults in the UK has Eustachian tube dysfunction.

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What is a chronic throat infection and when should you get it checked?

Consultant ENT Surgeon, Mr Pratap says chronic throat infection is a prevalent clinical condition affecting patients of all ages.

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Five ways to improve your balance

Balance problems are often associated with old age. However, your balance can start to deteriorate as early as your 30s.

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Hearing loss in children: spotting the signs and how it’s treated

Around 50,000 children in the UK are deaf and in around 90% of cases, they are born to hearing parents.

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Why am I feeling dizzy? Symptoms and causes explained

Dizziness is a fairly common symptom that usually isn’t caused by anything serious.

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Living with tinnitus: from diagnosis to treatment

Almost everyone will experience tinnitus at some point in their lives.

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Tonsillectomy for adults Q&A

Mr Rohit Pratap, a Consultant ENT Surgeon, explains what is involved in a tonsillectomy (for adults) procedure.

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Snoring in children: when should you be concerned?

In children and adults alike, the muscles at the back of the throat relax when we sleep.

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Understanding earwax and when to remove it

All healthy ears produce earwax. It’s your body’s way of cleaning out your ears.

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Hearing loss risk factors and treatments

Around one in six adults in the UK has hearing loss, with most affected by one of two types: conductive or sensorineural hearing loss.

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What causes neck lumps and when to see a doctor

Neck lumps can be worrying, however, it is important to note that most are not cancerous (benign).

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Sinus infection vs the common cold: what's the difference?

If you have a cold that isn’t getting better, it might be a sign of a sinus infection, known as sinusitis.

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Hearing loss: what you need to know

Losing your hearing can have a big impact on your life. Some people experience gradual hearing loss without realising it.

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When should you worry about nosebleeds?

Nosebleeds are fairly common and most people will experience them at some point in their life.

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Treating persistent tonsillitis and obstruction in children with an intracapsular tonsillectomy

Tonsillitis is common in children and usually gets better on its own.

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Glue ear in children: risk factors, symptoms and treatment

Around 7 in 10 children will develop glue ear at some point, in most cases, after having a cold.

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Dysphagia: what causes swallowing difficulties?

Problems with swallowing, known as dysphagia, often cause issues with eating and talking, and needs assessment and treatment.

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Tonsillitis: causes, symptoms and treatment

Tonsillitis is a common condition, especially in children. But what exactly is it and how do you know if you have it?

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What causes snoring and how can it be treated?

Snoring is very common and isn’t usually a sign of anything serious, although it can affect the quality of your sleep.

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Sleep apnoea in children: signs, causes and treatments

Up to one in 10 children have sleep-disordered breathing.

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Managing obstructive sleep apnoea

Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a condition that affects your breathing while you sleep.

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