What should I do if my child has sleep apnea?

  • 19 de June 2020
  • orl
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Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a clinical entity that affects 2-3% of the child population, with important repercussions at different levels. Below, we explain what it is and where to go. Definition Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome is a sleep disorder characterized by prolonged partial or complete intermittent obstruction of the upper airway, which disrupts normal […]

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Important information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and the activity of the ENT department

  • 7 de April 2020
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  • News

For several weeks now, almost all outpatient activity has been suspended, with the exception of care for serious or non-delayable emergencies and cancer patients. A teleconsultation has been set up, through which any patient can consult by telephone with an otolaryngologist from the service. This teleconsultation is being carried out daily, and will continue until […]

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I have recurrent tonsillitis. Should I have surgery?

  • 7 de March 2020
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  • News

Tonsillitis is an inflammatory process of the tonsils.  These are located in the oral cavity, on the side walls of the oropharynx. They are formations of lymphoid tissue that are part of the body’s defense system. Causes The main cause of this condition is viral processes and to a lesser extent, bacterial infection. Symptoms The […]

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Septorhinoplasty, breathe in better ways and improve your appearance

  • 21 de January 2020
  • orl
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Septorhinoplasty is a operation that is increasingly in demand, in which both functional and aesthetic improvement of the nose is desired. We will provide you with information related to this operation below. Some previous concepts Septoplasty is considered to be a nose surgery aimed at improving the nasal respiratory function. The operation is basically performed […]

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Ear canal infection or «swimmer’s ear»

  • 12 de January 2020
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Diffuse otitis externa or «swimmer’s ear» is an inflammation caused by infection that settles in the skin of the ear canal. It can affect the auricle and the outer layer of the eardrum. It is usually caused by bacteria, most commonly Pseudomonas aeruginosa or Staphylococcus aureus. Other bacteria or fungi may also cause it. Warm […]

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Effects of noise on health. Acoustic trauma.

  • 1 de January 2020
  • Instituto de Otorrinolaringología Andaluz
  • News

The deafness associated with acoustic trauma and the importance given to noise pollution are becoming more frequent. The effects of noise on health go beyond damage to the ear itself. We explain the causes that cause this problem and some tips to reduce the impact of noise on our health. Noise pollution The noise in […]

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